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Re: ssh tutorial



> Is your username on the machine you are ssh'ing from the
> same as your
> username on the machine you are ssh'ing to?

Never, usernames are different.

 
> If your username locally is USERLOCAL, then "ssh -v
> ipaddress" is
> equivalent to "ssh -v USERLOCAL ipaddress" or "ssh -v -l
> USERLOCAL
> ipaddress"
Username is not "USERLOCAL"
 
> If your usernames are the same, then the only way I can see
> "ssh
> ipaddress" failing while "ssh -l username ipaddress"
> succeeds is if
> your .ssh/config file has a specific username for that
> machine set -
> something like this:
> # cat .ssh/config

There is no file like config in .ssh directory.
There is only one file here: "known_hosts"


> Host        
>             1.2.3.4
> User        
>     remoteuser
> 
> The -l argument to ssh would override that, but without the
> -l you
> would be trying to "ssh -l remoteuser 1.2.3.4"
> 
> -- 
> Sam
 



      


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