a stupid way of internet sharing between two laptops

April 6th, 2008 mysurface

I always want to find an easy way to do an internet sharing between my two laptops. Well I figure out a way, which is really stupid! but well, for some extend, it works. I know there should be a proper ways to do that, but with the limited knowledge of networking, this is only [...]

Posted in Admin, ifconfig, ssh | Hits: 45484 | 8 Comments »

access delays through ssh

July 31st, 2007 mysurface

I have discovered access delays every time I want to login to another remote machine through ssh. ssh mysurface@192.168.120.44 It took few seconds delay before it prompts me for password. It is so irritating! And very funny, it doesn’t happens on other windows ssh client. It must be ssh config that causes the ‘delays’. I [...]

Posted in Admin, ssh | Hits: 33424 | 1 Comment »

how to ssh without password

July 18th, 2007 mysurface

Search though google, there are a tons of tutorial for accessing a remote site through ssh without a password. I found some tutorial gives too much details. Sometimes, detail’s explanation may confuse the beginners. I just want to make things done, I don’t want to know too much about the public key, private key and [...]

Posted in Admin, ssh, ssh-copy-id, ssh-keygen | Hits: 98814 | 16 Comments »

Duplicate ssh session

June 11th, 2007 mysurface

If you are using secureCRT or ssh client, you may discovered that duplicate a ssh session you do not need to login again. That is convenient and fast! I can do that with ssh command by just adding 2 lines shown as bellow into /etc/ssh/ssh_config (Thanks to Geek00L) ControlMaster auto ControlPath ~/.ssh/socket-%r@%h:%p You have to [...]

Posted in Admin, ssh | Hits: 36762 | 5 Comments »

ssh reverse tunneling

March 16th, 2007 mysurface

Recently I just discover how to perform ssh reverse tunneling, which is so amazing! I though I know enough about ssh, but ssh is capable of doing more than just connect to a remote server. You can find simple examples of accessing remote server through ssh here. What is the usage for reverse tunneling? Let [...]

Posted in Admin, Network, ssh | Hits: 72541 | 10 Comments »

windows user access ssh through putty

January 31st, 2007 mysurface

Putty is a great ssh client for windows user, it is easy to use and lightweight too. Do you expect to see a tutorial or an examples on how to use in windows? No way, it is too many of them, the tutorial is everywhere on the net, google it and i find this. So, [...]

Posted in Admin, putty, ssh | Hits: 28062 | 3 Comments »

zssh, interactive file transfer wrapper for ssh

January 28th, 2007 mysurface

zssh, ZModem ssh, an alternative way to ssh and scp? To perform file transfer and ssh in ordinary way you need ssh and scp. Conventional way, let say you want to download certain files from a root directory of a server which you do not sure where is the actual location. First you login to [...]

Posted in Admin, Misc, scp, ssh, zssh | Hits: 31665 | 3 Comments »

ssh server security warning

December 12th, 2006 mysurface

If you are hosting your ssh server to public, please remember to disable the root access. This is important! A lots of “hacker”s are running brute force tools trying to scan the open ssh port and brute force to get root access. If your root password somehow easy to guess, or you are not lucky [...]

Posted in Admin, Misc, ssh, sudo | Hits: 33287 | 4 Comments »

ssh tunneling with local port

November 7th, 2006 mysurface

I remember I do post an example of how to do a dynamic tunnelling through ssh. For this post, I am going to tunnel specific port from a remote site to my localhost. Assume the remote site have vncserver which open a display port at :1 for you, and its domain name is “myvnc.net”. VNC [...]

Posted in Admin, ssh | Hits: 14628 | No Comments »

ssh dynamic tunneling

October 16th, 2006 mysurface

SSH is a very powerful tool, besides connecting to remote ssh server, execute command remotely and transfer files, it is port forwarding and ssh tunneling. In this example I am going to introduce you how to uses ssh to create a dynamic tunnel that makes your own computer as an internet proxy. Let say you [...]

Posted in Admin, ssh | Hits: 57558 | 6 Comments »