Questions tagged [putty]

PuTTY is a software tool for Windows which allows you to connect to a remote terminal using the SSH or Telnet protocols. It is most useful for connecting to Linux / Unix host.

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SSH-KEYGEN with FIPS system

I am trying to get an sshkey so I can configure remote ssh between a Windows system and Redhat 7 system. When I run the ssh-keygen which is in fips mode I can not get the puttygen to accept the ...
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Is PuttyGen secure?

I'm using PuttyGen to generate ssh keys for various windows computers. It requires a lot of manual user input, specifically in the form of swirling the mouse around in the window pane. I understand ...
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How do you set private keys in putty enmasse in Windows?

In line with this question...if you have a large number of hosts, and a large number of users who service these hosts, how do you set the private keys for these hosts enmasse across the users who ...
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Crack Putty Private Key (PPK)

I found a private key which seems to be in the putty private key format. The key has the following header: ---- BEGIN SSH2 ENCRYPTED PRIVATE KEY ---- Subject: <sensitive> Comment: <...
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Is it possible for ssh app on Android to collect my credentials?

I have a condition that I am far away from my laptop that I use to work. All I have is my Android Samsung J2. Sometimes I need to work remotely on my server, checking some stuff like traffic data, ...
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Are the interactive methods of credential gathering listed here actually secure, since they dont store the credentials on disk?

I found an article about different ways to collect and pass credentials in powershell. The author states that some of these methods are 100% secure (which is obviously an exaderation) but for ...
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Wireshark trafic from router [closed]

I have a very old router and in my routers admin page there is no option to write any commands or view traffic in any way, i tried using Putty to get inside it with port 22 and I get a connection with ...
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Why forward a virtual machine with SSH to Putty

I have watched a tutorial from Udemy where a guy is show how to crack wireless network. The person in the video set up a virtual machine Oracle VM VirtualBox network type NAT then he forward the ...
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How do I encrypt a private key before sending it to another person?

I have a private key for SSL certificate that I need to send to another person to install it in their server. How do I encrypt it before sending? I use PuTTY. Can I simply load the raw key in PuTTY ...
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What to do when using your private key from another computer?

I'm going to be connecting to one of my servers from my boss' computer (Win 10) using PuTTY. In order to do so, I'll be using my private key. Is there anything I should do before/after to prevent my ...
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How does SSH public key auth link a public key to a login?

I've generated a pair of keys with PuttyGen and I use it to connect to a remote server with Putty and SSH. What surprises me is that, when configuring the public key authentication, at no moment I ...
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Verifying SSH fingerprint of a public server

I have read somewhere that servers which have SSH access for users in the public can have their public key posted publicly (e.g., on a website), so that people who access such a server using SSH can ...
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How does text that is displayed with cat end up trying to execute in the Linux terminal? [duplicate]

Sometimes you accidentally "cat" a binary... only for your terminal to become utterly corrupted, ending up in another code page where all characters are unrecognizable, while your shell spits back at ...
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Putty settings - Protocols and Algorithms to warn about

I specify "Putty" as otherwise I feel the question would be too broad. What are the algorithm (as of March 2016) that one needs to be warned about (ie, those that no longer are considered safe enough)...