How to Generate an SSH Key on Windows using PuTTY?

Posted at October 14, 2016 at 3:56 pm by Jithin

You can generate an SSH key on Windows using the PuTTY SSH client. To generate a key with PuTTY, you should: 1) Download and start the puttygen.exe generator. 2) Under the "Parameters" menu select SSH2 DSA and press Generate.   3) Click the Generate button.   4) Randomly move your mouse in the area below the progress bar. When the progress bar is full, PuTTYgen generates your key pair.   5) Type a passphrase in the Key passphrase field. Type    [...]

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Install and setup rssh and scponly

Posted at August 4, 2016 at 2:57 pm by Jithin

With use of OpenSSH, rssh is a restricted shell, scp and sftp are only allow. It also includes rdist, rsync and cvs support. Rssh is also known to work for a list of platform. Scponly is an alternative shell. The system administrators provide access with read and write local files without providing remote execution privilege to the remote user. A common usage of scponly is creating semi-public account. It is best described as a wrapper to the tried and true ssh suite of applications.   In   [...]

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