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Reverse Proxy into Linux via SSH

Instructions to establish a reverse SSH proxy on server startup. Useful for setting up a server behind gateways/firewalls.   Install SSH keys on the remote and local server. Note the command should work independently before setting up as a service. /usr/bin/ssh -NT -o “ServerAliveInterval 60” -o “ServerAliveCountMax 3” -o “PubkeyAuthentication=yes” -o “PasswordAuthentication=no” -i /sshtunnel/.ssh/id_rsa -R 2220:localhost:22 […]

SSH Key Conversion to an OpenSSH compatible format

puttygen supports exporting your private key to an OpenSSH compatible format. You can then use OpenSSH tools to recreate the public key. Open PuttyGen Click Load Load your private key Go to Conversions->Export OpenSSH and export your private key Copy your private key to ~/.ssh/id_dsa (or id_rsa). Create the RFC 4716 version of the public […]

ÔªøSolaris NIC speed and duplex settings

ÔªøSolaris NIC speed and duplex settings Setting NIC speed and duplex Solaris is often unable to correctly auto-negotiate duplex settings with a link partner (e.g. switch), especially when the switch is set to 100Mbit full-duplex. You can force the NIC into 100Mbit full-duplex by disabling auto-negotiation and 100Mbit half-duplex capability. Example with hme0: 1. Make […]