Tag: cygwin

Bulletproof SSH Tunnel using Cygwin and AutoSSH

Ever try to get around those pesky firewalls at work? Well here is a way to setup permanent SSH tunnels that will self heal! The main reason I set this up was so that I wouldn’t have to keep setting up firewall holes in my remote routers. All of my systems now phone home and …

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CYGWIN install on Windows 8 ssh-host-config as well!

Install cygwin from cygwin.com Run cygwin shell as “Administrator” Run “ssh-host-config” $ ssh-host-config *** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_key *** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_rsa_key *** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_dsa_key *** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key *** Info: Creating default /etc/ssh_config file *** Info: Creating default /etc/sshd_config file *** Info: Privilege separation is set to yes by default since OpenSSH 3.3. *** …

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Cygwin command line installation

Have you ever wished you could install Cygwin programs via the command line? Well you can. Just use this shellscript that Stephen Jungels wrote. Just download it into your cygwin /usr/bin directory and modify if necessary. View apt-cyg First ssh to the cygwin box. Next download the needed packages for apt-cyg ./setup.exe -q -P  wget,tar,qawk,bzip2,subversion,vim …

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