Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 27

Putty is the worst ssh client ever!

Putty can’t remember the last IP address you used. It can’t remember anything. the buffer is horrendously low. adding a ssh key should be straight forward. remembering your fucking login ID should be straight forward. remembering the fucking keys!  Even the location of the keys?  changing the color scheme should be easy, and able to …

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Jun 19

chroot sftp in AWS with likewise / pbis 7.5+

Oh the humanity!  Configuring chrooted sftp always seems like a chore when you combine it with an out side authentication like winbind or pbis (Power Broker Identity Services). So configuring /etc/ssh/sshd_config is straight forward.  All you need to change is: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/OpenSSH/Cookbook/SFTP   But I kept seeing errors in /var/log/secure that said denied access because they …

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