A network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked devices

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Keychain won't remember my SSH password when connecting to server

I routinely develop on two different servers. One server requires my private SSH key stored in ~/.ssh/id_rsa. This part of the story works fine. The other server should not require any SSH keys, yet ...
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Source .profile and .bashrc on ssh login without tty

How do I make sure ssh sources .profile and .bashrc on login without tty? I have a Mac (10.6.8) that I'm using for various UNIX-y tasks like hosting git repositories. I have remote login enabled via ...
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Using screencapture when remotely logged in to a headless mac via ssh

I'm trying to use screencapture from the terminal, when logged in over ssh, to a mac that has no screen attached. I can screen share to the machine, so I'd like to capture the same display. However ...
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How do I run a GUI app via SSH?

I'm used to working on Unix/Linux and recently moved to Mac. In used to be able to do this: derick@linux1:~$ ssh -X linux2 derick@linux2's password: derick@linux2:~$ xclock I've install X11 from ...
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Looking for a good SSH apps for iPhone

I have been using a free SSH app on my phone for a little while but stopped because using VIM mostly broke it. Now after some updates I seems to have a limited number of key strokes before it expires. ...
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Associating ssh public key with user account

How do I associate an ssh public key with a user account on the machine I connect to, so I don't have to type in the account password every time I make an ssh connection to that machine? The machine ...
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Configuring sshd on OS X Lion

I'm trying to set up some (rudimentary) ssh security on my workstation behind a router on a home network. It's running Mac OS X Lion (10.7). As I understand it, what one would normally do under such ...
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Is there a default SSH password on Mac OS X?

If I create an account, and don't give it a password, what's the password to SSH it?
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ssh-under-cron stops working in OS X 10.7 Lion

Just upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion, and my cron jobs that use ssh have stopped working. It appears that ssh-agent is no longer functioning as expected. Here's a bowdlerized version of my ...
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Password dialog appears when SSH private key permissions are set to 0600

I installed my SSH private key in ~/.ssh/id_rsa and set its permissions to 0600. When I connect to an SSH server which uses my private key in Terminal.app via ssh, a dialog pops up and asks me to ...
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Mac OS X Lion and sshpass

I've upgraded from Mac OS X Snow Leopard to Lion. I used several scripts with sshpass but after I upgraded to Lion the following error appears: Permission denied, please try again. debug1: ...
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How can I get ALT+C to work via SSH on a remote UNIX machine?

I've installed Snow Leopard 10.6 a while a go and I'm pretty new to MacOS. I was working on Windows, then started using Slackware and I'm used to working with those OS. So now after I migrated to ...
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Sparrow over a SSH-tunnel

Is it possible to use Sparrow over a SSH-tunnel since the imap and ssl ports are blocked at my work?
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Changing Terminal colors when ssh-ing into remote machine and back

Looking for a way automatically change terminal colors when ssh-ing into remote machine and revert back to the default colors, when exiting the ssh session. Simply, want have another colors when i'm ...
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I am seeking a SCP/SFTP client for iOS devices

There are clients for telnet and SSH but I couldn't find any app including SCP. Is there any?
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What's a good SSH tunneling client for OS X?

I've using SSH Tunnel manager to easily set up and stop port tunneling over SSH to various servers at my company. That saved me the pain of opening up a new terminal window which will hang out there ...
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How to enable ssh login for _www user?

In order to deploy files the the apache server running on OS X host I want to ssh/scp to it using the _www user. I do not want to use root because I want to be sure that I always put the files with ...
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Is X11 still used today?

I have had X11 installed on my Mac for quite some time (as long as I have owned it I think) and have never used it. Do applications still use X11 or is out outdated at this point? Should I "learn" how ...
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ipad ssh application with solid copy / paste support

I have been using iSSH on the ipad when I need to ssh to my servers; however, one of the glaring problems with iSSH is that you don't have copy / paste support within the iSSH terminal application ...
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Change Snow Leopard Terminal window dependant on SSH Server

I can find it hard to differentiate between my dev and production server. I am using SSH to connect to the machines (both Ubuntu 10.04), and I was wondering whether there is a way to change the colour ...
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Some SSH commands do nothing?

I've been exploring SSH on my iPod and have noticed that some commands seem to just leave the console hanging or do nothing all together. Some examples are 'simulatecrash' or when I try to launch an ...
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How to prevent ssh from adding my key to ssh-agent on Snow Leopard?

I recently started using Snow Leopard (after using Leopard for a few years), and I noticed that when I ssh using a passphrase-protected private key, ssh will automatically add the key to ssh-agent. ...
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Launch Gedit while sshing in terminal

I know i can do it in linux, anything similar in osx?
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How can I enable SSH without using the gui or apple script on snow leopard?

A while back here How can I enable internet sharing without using the gui or apple script on snow leopard? I asked if any one knows how to enable Internet sharing without using GUI or apple script, I ...
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Why won't terminal let me ssh in to my lan server when Windows/Putty works fine?

I have a development server on my LAN with a static IP address. My DD-WRT flashed router assigns the domain 'server.local' to the static IP of the server. Everything worked fine with my setup. I could ...
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Why does ssh log me in as the wrong user?

I am shelling into my Mac (ssh) and get logged in with the wrong userid. There are three unprivileged user accounts on the system, and when I log in, I give my password, and whoami gives me either of ...
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SSH sessions hang after VPN reconnect

I am a new user to OS X (MacBook Air, 10.6.7) migrating from Ubuntu and extremely happy with it. I use terminator running on X11 for my terminal program, and I'm using SSH: OpenSSH_5.8p1, OpenSSL ...
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Why is SSH forwarding happening even with port forwarding disabled?

I am using an Aiport Extreme as my wireless router, and it has port forwarding set up but disabled for SSH: However, I keep seeing instances of ssh login attempts from outside -- someone is trying ...
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How to access special keys using a ZAGGmate keyboard with iSSH on the iPad?

I just purchased a ZAGGmate case with Bluetooth keyboard. I immediately logged into a Linux machine via iSSH and opened up vim. I can type just fine on this little keyboard, but I am having ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop through ssh-forwarded port

I have a situation where I provide access to a Windows server by forwarding the remote desktop port 3389 with ssh from my Mac to the "inside" of an otherwise inacessible network. I can now connect ...
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Why does (Apple) Remote Desktop, with client ports correctly forwarded, report as “Offline” to administrator's machine?

Administration Target An iMac Intel Core 2 Duo: Mac OS X 10.6.6; ARD Client 3.4-current; Router Configuration WAN-side TCP & UDP 22, 3283 and 5900 forwarded to the iMac. In desperation, I ...
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How to disable Finder's “is available on your computer” message

I've set up an SSH tunnel to SMB on a remote Windows server, and want to access it using the Finder. I set up the tunnel using the command: ssh warren@sshserver.local -p 3484 -L ...
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Connecting to a remote machine with a public key using Fugu

How do I connect to a remote server with a public key using Fugu? I'm using Amazon EC2, so I have .pem public key, but I'm totally new to Fugu and I can't see any form or input for the public key. In ...
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How can I mount SFTP/SSH in Finder on OSX Snow Leopard?

My Question is seemingly simple. I need to mount an ssh/sftp volume and make it visible in finder to be able to use it as if it were a local volume (think smb share). I have tried everything I could ...
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Problem with ssh agent

I'm having a problem using ssh agent to make sure I don't have to enter a password each time a certain program uses my id_rsa private key. I did ssh-add -K ~/.ssh/id_rsa and it seemed to add an entry ...
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How to ensure that all networking goes through my ssh proxy?

I have a network location set up to ssh tunnel to my server. For now, just ssh -D type stuff. This works fine. I set up the tunnel from within my .screenrc. In other words, "screen" is the trigger ...
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How can I allow incoming SSH (SCP) connections?

How can I allow incoming SSH connections on my mac (Mac OS X 10.6.4) from other machines on the same network? Every time I'm trying to scp something on the machine I get a Connection refused error.
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Can I SSH pictures directly to the iOS Camera Roll?

I want to upload a picture directly to my iPad (without syncing or downloading from email). I want to SSH into my camera roll (/private/var/mobile/Media/DCIM/100APPLE), upload an image there, and be ...
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Is there a way to remotely restart Finder (or wake-up the desktop) from SSH?

Over the last few months I've found my MacBook Pro is getting increasingly unwilling to wake-up if it's gone to sleep of it's own accord - not when I put it to sleep deliberately, but when the machine ...
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What apps/programs/daemons on OS X use my ~/.ssh/id_rsa* keys?

I recently started using Git with GitHub and thus discovered that I already have a generated pair of SSH keys, public and private. This leads me to ask: what applications/programs/daemons on my Mac ...
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Mount home sparsebundle when SSH

I'm using FileVault to encrypt my homedir. But when I'm not logged (locally) into my remote machine and I'm connecting to it trough SSH my home contains only the sparsebundle file. How can I mount it ...
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How do I connect to a SOCKS Proxy from an iPhone/iPod Touch?

I like to surf securely and privately via a SOCKS proxy which I created via SSH tunneling, on the Mac. I used the SSH client on my Mac to achieve this. Then I thought, since the iPhone OS is ...