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Old 11-28-2002, 10:11 PM   #1
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remote administrator in linux


i am looking for a software which is used for remote administration. In windows there is Radmin and RemotelyAnywhere available. Buut i want a software for linux which can handle both linux and windows. Is it possible. or is there any software for linux available. if there is then please tell me where i can find

Old 11-28-2002, 11:00 PM   #2
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ssh - Secure Shell as a secure replacement for telnet. I use PuTTY as a Windows ssh client.
Create and sign your own client certificates for SSH2/TLS. Anything else is a security risk (openssl).
You can then run X-Windows over a secure link if you must.
Other options include web-based administration using Apache+PHP etc.
Old 11-28-2002, 11:20 PM   #3
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or VNC :} via ssh

Old 11-28-2002, 11:55 PM   #4
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The standard tools are SSH, for terminal (installed by default on most distros).

And VNC for remote graphics. For VNC I'd recommend you try out TightVNC, as its much faster than regular vnc. Basically VNC starts up another X server, so don't expect to see what other people are doing on the computer like in windows

To modify VNC's settings simply edit the 'vncserver' program (its actually a script), mine is in /usr/local/bin/.

All of these are ofcourse free

Have fun!
Old 11-29-2002, 08:10 AM   #5
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Originally posted by DaveG
Anything else is a security risk (openssl).
Are you saying that OpenSSL is a security risk?
Old 11-30-2002, 04:54 AM   #6
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i tried with ssh

shell> ssh -l administrator

but this show me an error

ssh: connect to address port 22: No route to host

what does it mean. i tried with other options also but failed

Old 03-21-2004, 09:57 AM   #7
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Guess what!!! I have the same probem too! I am using Putty and works great with two servers but the third server is where I get the problem giving me the same error:

"ssh: connect to address port 22: No route to host"

I hope someone can help us both out
Old 03-21-2004, 11:35 AM   #8
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[cite]ssh: connect to address port 22: No route to host[/cite]

Is running sshd, the ssh server daemon? If is firewalled, is port 22 open?
Old 03-21-2004, 11:58 AM   #9
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Check with an nmap:
#nmap localhost
from the server.


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