This week’s mac tip is Two SSH clients to consider for the iPad. In this tip I look at two really great SSH clients for the iPad (and iPhone as well, although I was mostly just looking at the iPad versions which do vary from their iPhone counterpart): iSSH and Prompt. Really great clients for(…)
This week’s techmail is What you need to know about OpenSSH key management which looks at a few tips and tricks in using OpenSSH public/private keys. It talks about generating keys, using ssh-copy-id to copy keys to servers, and using hashed representations of host keys to obscure what machines you connect to in case someone(…)
This week’s mac techmail was Using ExpanDrive to mount remote file systems which takes a look at the ExpanDrive tool, which sits in the menubar and allows you to connect to remote SFTP, SSH, FTP/FTPS, or Amazon S3 file systems and mount them on the computer as if they were local filesystems. It’s essentially a(…)
I’m hoping some benevolent reader out there can give me a hand here as I’m banging my head against the wall with this. The scenario is this: I have one system that can access a private school network and do not want to setup the same vpn connection on other systems. So this little box(…)
This week’s TechMail is Save time managing multiple systems with Parallel SSH, which discusses using pssh (or Parallel SSH) to do similar operations on multiple systems at the exact same time. Very useful little program indeed.
Last week’s TechMail was Chroot users with OpenSSH: An easier way to confine users to their home directories which discusses the new chroot capabilities of newer openssh. Chrooted sftp is very very cool and a welcome addition to openssh, although it would be neat if chrooting shell logins could be as easy.