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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 […]

Setting up SSH public/private keys

Setting up SSH public/private keys SSH (Secure Shell) can be set up with public/private key pairs so that you don’t have to type the password each time. Because SSH is the transport for other services such as SCP (secure copy), SFTP (secure file transfer), and other services (CVS, etc), this can be very convenient and […]