Ubuntu Setting up a 'public' ssh server

I'm setting up a server with some requirements that I need help defining and getting more information on. Hopefully the fine people on the forums can offer me some help. I am building a server for somebody who wants to allow students on our campus to program in a Unix-based command line environment. ...

Ubuntu Setting up SSH Server: Newbie help

I have an LMDE box that I'm trying to use as a proxy server for my Ubuntu laptop when I travel. I figure port forwarding with SSH is the way to go, but I'm running into problems. Here is what I've done so far:1. Configured my 2Wire router/firewall to forward port 22 to the host machine (I did this b ...

Ubuntu SSH Server on Port 80

Just wondering of any security risks or any other problems I should consider before running my SSH Server on port 80. The reason for this is my university on it's public wifi has many ports closed, so I was thinking of running it on port 80 as an obviously open port. I would then use SSH as a secure ...

ssh server connection refused

I have a ssh server on a computer connected to a LAN at home and would like to access it from within the LAN and from my office outside of the LAN.From a computer on the LAN, if I type the local address 192.168.1.40, I have no pb, but when I type the public IP address of the router, I get a 'connect ...

Unable to connect to ssh server

I am having issues connecting to a remote host via ssh and I suspect that this is due to some security restrictions on their side. I can't be sure of that so I just come and ask for your advice.The remote host is configured to allow only some specific IP addresses to connect. I have to connect to th ...

Ubuntu Setting up ssh server on desktop

I'm setting up a ssh server on 10.10(soon to be 11.04) desktop. I have a few questions - ssh-keygen -t dsa will create a key. I then simply attach(cat) that key to the end of the authorized_keys2 file on the remote computer?That is secure? What is the difference between the public and private key?Ho ...

Ubuntu Can't connect to ssh server from internet.

The ssh server I have at home is accessible from other computers on the LAN. However, on if I try to connect to it from another computer outside the LAN, I get a publickey error saying 'permission denied'.What's wrong? I use key based logins. I have set up port forwarding on my router and the funny ...

Ubuntu SSH server problems

I'm trying to setup an SSH server on an Ubuntu 8.10 machine that uses RSA key-based logins but I'm running into some difficulty. Normally on the server I would run:$ sudo cat id_rsa.pub >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keysto copy the public key to the authorized_keys file and $ sudo chmod go-w ~/$ sudo c ...

Ubuntu SSH server keypairs for multiple user confusion

Out of the literally dozens of tutorials out there for configuring Ubuntu's SSH server for public/private key authentication, I haven't been able to find one that clearly explains how the SSH server handles this for multiple users and how keys are mapped to each user.I have a working SSH server conf ...

Ubuntu SSH Server not working

When i first installed SSH server and tunneled throught putty everything went fine but after one restart i am able to logon in server throught putty but not able to tunnel throught firefox,I am using putty v0.60 8194 and trying to tunnel in WIn XP with a openSSH server on other end having default co ...

Ubuntu Basic SSH server

Decided to try out xubuntu, since i don't have time to tweak fedora to exactly as i want anymore, and i wanted to switch to XFCE instead of KDE. I pretty much know basics, but mainly fedora related, since thats what i dived straight into.Anyway, first task of my xubuntu box is to work as a ssh serve ...

Ubuntu SSH Server note letting me in

I installed openssh-server last night and everything seemed to be fine. I could connect to my machine from my home lan. However, once I try an external connection (I tried connecting back to my box using my external IP address) I get an access denied when I enter my password. It asks for my username ...

Ubuntu SSH Server: A more secure configuration

by gaten guess: gaten [dot] net [at] gmail [dot] comI personally believe that SSH is the best thing since sliced bread. It's easy to use, easy to setup, reliable encrypted internet traffic. That's hard to come by. What could be better, you ask? A more secure configuration.The default sshd_config tha ...

Ssh server problems

Im now trying to use ssh Ive set up my ssh serverI can login locally (chris@localhost)But if i use putty from any machine the connection times out and if i do chris@192.168.62.54 in cygwin i get timed out tooAll the other machines i tested it from are in the same LAN but if thats the problem i need ...

Ubuntu Copy files from SSH server?

I have a small account on an SSH server with some files on it that were already there. How do I copy these to a directory on the PC I'm working on? I mainly login using bash, so a command would be preferable as I have no other way of connecting right now... ...

Ubuntu How do I set up an SSH server and forward X?

I would like to set up an SSH server and forward X over it. How? ...

Ubuntu What is SSH server?

Can someone give information about SSH server? ...

How to restart & check status of ssh server

A few weeks ago, I set up an ssh server on my Ubuntu machine. It worked perfectly. Unfortunately, I'm not an expert at this stuff, and I forgot how to start, stop, restart & check the status of the server from the command line. Can anyone help me out with the commands? ...

Ubuntu SSH Server and NTFS Partition

I plan on hosting an SSH server on my laptop so I can share music/videos with friends through sftp. To do this, I set up an account that essentially can only access its home directory with symlinks to my music/video folders. That's the first issue, you can't change permissions of symlinks but I don' ...

open ssh server

i am using ubuntu and i had created an open ssh server .. but i have forgotten my password or someone has changed it and i am unabale to login .. its denying me acess .. is there any way i can recover or change my password .. ?? ...

Can't connect to SSH server from outside.

For some reason I can't connect to my SSH server from the WAN side.It is working on the LAN side.I forwarded port 22 TCP in the NAT section of my router.this is done correctly -i think- since I openend op HTTP and some ports for my Desert Combat server as well the same way, and these services are ac ...

Can connect to my SSH server only with 192.168.0.xx but not with my IP (using PuTTY)

there, I'm going in France for a few weeks, visiting family, and I'd like to be able to access files on my Debian computer, show them stuff and all...I thought using sftp to do such, and so i installed OpenSSH.Now, the thing is i'm having trouble connecting to my SSH server.I suppose everything is n ...

How to start SSH server?

Can anyone tell me how to start an SSH server in Debian? I believe the process name is sshd?My box was unplugged and now when I restarted, SSH server is no longer running... I had it up and running before, but I just forgot how to start it ...

Ubuntu Limiting users able to log in to SSH server

I'm running some server applications on my 8.10 (Desktop version), SSH and FTP among them.Of course my own user is able to log into my SSH server, but so is also the FTP user, whose username and password I have distributed to some of my friends.Question:How can I limit the SSH login to one single, s ...

Ubuntu Starting a SSH Server With Keys

Hi, I've got a SSH server started, however, I've got completely lost with the understanding of keys to secure it. I've a few questions.1) How do I generate keys?2) How do I use these to secure the SSH? ...

My own ssh server

I'd like to start my own ssh server so I can log into my home computer from work, and I've just started reading around about it. It seems like it *should* be relatively easy, but I was just wondering if any of you have any security advice, or tips on the best way to set it up for ease of use AND sec ...

Ubuntu Adding SSH server with no internet connection

Where can I download a SSH server to install with a flash disk? ...

Port 80 Redirect for SSH Server

I have an SSH server at home and want to log in to it from school behind a proxy that only allows connections on port 80. However, the ISP for my home doesn't allow forwarding of port 80. Therefore, I need to have my SSH server at home listening on a port other than 80. At the same time, I need to c ...

How to chain proxies linux:linux:windows without ssh server on windows?

I have a home computer running ubuntu (lets call it A), a remote computer running some version of linux (B), and a 2nd remote computer running windows (C). I can connect from A to shell on B using putty, and I can connect fom C to a shell on B using putty. Is it possible to route from A through B to ...

ssh server

all im new to linux , And was wanting to know how to start the ssh server running, I amd using qemu with knoppix , i have tried to config the sshd_config file but cant seem to amend thhis file , can anyone pioint me in the right direction ...

SSH Server Problems

When I try to connect to my SSH server I get the following message:javitable@john-linux-laptop:~$ ssh 192.168.0.6The authenticity of host '192.168.0.6 (192.168.0.6)' can't be established.RSA key fingerprint is e7:fd:dd:86:a4:1b:b4:d8:25:11:30:d7:f3:48:92:06.Are you sure you want to continue connecti ...

Home mail/ssh server

I'm interested in running a small mailserver and a ssh server on my home computer just for fun, the problem is that I don't have a static ip. I have heard about some services like dyndns.com or no-ip.com which may help. Can somebody explain me how to get things working? is possible?I already now how ...

Ssh Server : Authentication Process

Hi, can anyone help me configure ssh server,Currently, ssh checks the ip address of the client before allowing the login process. Is it possible to configure the ssh, in a way that if the clients ip address is not in ip routing table, it would check if there is a private key available, if both condi ...

SSH Server ECC keys

I have generated ECC keys for client and server, and am able to test using openssl s_server and s_client, but am wanting to use as authentication with SSH server.Cipher : ECDH-ECDSAI want to use Ecliptical Curve Crytography(ECC) keys with ssh server.Is it possible to use EC PRIVATE KEY-.Can this be ...

Ubuntu Ssh server over internet ?

Me, my friends and my sister want to share pictures and music over the internet. I have Ubuntu, my sister has Vista, most of my friends have XP, and two of them have Macs (OS X 10.4 or 10.5, it all looks the same to me). I would be the main server, people would connect to my computer.Cross-platform ...

issue with SSH Server

wonder if anyone might be able to help me here. I'm new to SSH. I have just installed SSH server on one of our machines. The machine is actually on a different subnet from the subnet of our LAN.My question is when it comes to making a group and password using mkgroup and mkpasswd command. There is t ...

boot disk which auto (or easily) begins an ssh-server

I am at a friends for only a short time (i don't have extensive time to research, I apologize).She has a laptop with a broken monitor, as well as an external HDD, and needs to backup some of the files contained in the computer.I have been using an SSH server on my home network, and it seems like the ...

Ubuntu how to get ssh server going for my admin to help me?

I cant even with my admins help figure out how to get ssh going so he can access my box and get some of the more complicated aspects of ubuntu going, every time i try to run the install commands he sends me it says that ssh server has been replaced and when i try to install the thing it says replace ...

Ubuntu HOW TO: Setup an ssh server in Virtualbox

It took me awhile to do this cause I'm kind of a noob, so I thought I'd post this in case anyone else is interested in attempting this.Basically I wanted to setup an ssh server on my computer that I, along with some other people I know, could access from outside my home network. I didn't want to giv ...

SSH server on ubuntu over Internet

I have install ssh server on my ubuntu machine and my machine is connected to Internet using 3G modem.I want to access this machine over Internet and I want a ssh access only (no GUI, so no VNC or remote desktop stuff).What could be possible solution on Ubuntu. Is there any application that can host ...

Ubuntu How can i configure SSH server to let anyone from outside LAN connect

I tried yesterday with my friend to create ssh server in ubuntu server via vmware on his pc and we're done it, but after typed this (sudo apt-get install openssh-server ) we don't knows what we supposed to do after that, i google it many times but i couldn't find any what i need, all those guides ta ...

Ubuntu ssh server on a laptop

can i install a ssh server to ssh into someones computer if they have a laptop since the ip would be changing somewhat often? ...

Ubuntu Cannot kill sshd process and stop ssh server from automaticall starting

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10. I recently installed the open ssh server so that I can sftp stuff. However, I do not want the server to always be on, only when I manually start it. So, I did an 'update-rc.d -f ssh remove' and now I don't see any startup scripts in the rcx.d directories any more. However, ...

Ubuntu SSH server (Permission denied (publickey,password))

I am trying to install SSH server on my laptop. My laptop is connected to internet and it host a website.I use noip to get my domain name working. Secondly, I dont want to use the authentication keysSo here is the problem,When i installed ssh, it works with localhost, hostname(in a home network).But ...

Ubuntu SSH server - No route to host

Hi, Im a newb to Linux and to ubuntu.I am currently trying setup at SSH server.I can currently connect to it on my local ip (192.168.0.6), but when I try to connect though the internet on my external IP I get the message "no route to host"Im connect through a router, on a wireless device, ...

Ubuntu ssh Server/Desktop Computer and the "write" command

I have a computer set up running Ubuntu 10.04. It is being used as both a desktop computer with a mouse, keyboard, and monitor and users running GNOME sessions AND an ssh server for remote command-line access.Now, when I am remotely accessing this machine via ssh, I see messages sent to me via ...

Ubuntu How to (re)start SSH server? Where to put SSH keys?

At first I thought that the following command will restart my sshd server:/etc/init.d/sshd restartbut there is no "sshd" server in this directory.How else do I (re)start the ssh server?How can I get the version/release number of the sshd server?Where (in which directory) should I put SSH k ...

Ubuntu Unison Cannot Connect to SSH server

There's an error when I try to connect to an SSH server with Unison.It says 'Received unexpected header from the server:expected "Unison 2.32\n" but received "myuser@myhostname" ...'I use Unison for Windows as client to connect to Ubuntu Unison SSH server.Of course It is connecte ...

Ubuntu Do the contents of this folder look right? (related to SSH server)

I've installed an SSH server on my Ubuntu desktop version. From what I've gathered, there are two folders which contain stuff related to SSH.One is ~/.sshThe other is /etc/ssh/Here is a list of the files contained in the latter folder i.e /etc/ssh . Should all these files be here? I have a feeling t ...

Configuring SSH-server IDs and Passwords (Ubuntu 9.10)

Fellow Ubuntu Users!I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux) and I am loving what I am using (9.10). This is a very refreshing change from Windows.I am trying to configure SSH-server on my Ubuntu 9.10 server. I was able to install SSH using this tutorial: http://www.jonathanmoeller.com/screed/?p=1165I am even ...