It happened many times to need a quick access to the remote console of a server like HP’s ILO and not be able to open a web browser just to access it. So let access it via SSH. Here goes. 2. Enter your ILO admin account and password. After that you will see the ILO prompt. hpILO-> 3. … Continue reading Access HP’s ILO remote console via SSH
Many people would say why don’t you use rsync? rsync is, in deed, a wonderful little tool that has a lot of features, but it doesn’t support segmented file transfer. Well, there are a lot of software applications out there that can handle segmented file transfers over FTP or HTTP protocol. One of them is … Continue reading Segmented file transfer over ssh
Setup a socks proxy (check this page for more details) on port 8888 (the port is not that important). Start chrome with the following parameters: Also we can check if this works and run the following command on the SSH server. The tcpdump will show show dns traffic for any activity in Chrome.
As I said with a previous ocasion in China the goverment is filtering the internet traffic (including mobile trafic, dohh) so you can’t access different websites and/or services and this thing is very annoying. Well, what do you have to do if you want to navigate to youtube.com for instance? Hmmm… you will have to … Continue reading Encrypt your traffic from your Android device using a ssh tunnel
This is useful if you are behind a restrictive firewall that uses SPI to block services rather than plain old port blocking. An SPI firewall is able to distinguish between one packet type and another, without just checking the port that is in use. You’ll need root access to the OpenVPN Server, as you have … Continue reading OpenVPN through SSH
Recently I accepted a job proposition in Shenzhen/China. So, China here I come. Things are great here, western propaganda has nothing to do with what’s going on here, except one thing: internet filtering. Google results are censured, so only “accepted” results are displayed, sites like facebook.com, twiter.com, youtube.com, thepiratebay.org, openvpn.net and so many more… What … Continue reading Encrypt your web browsing session in one command
This is a step by step guide for setting up a VPN using pppd and ssh. To accomplish this you will need two Linux boxes, one acting as server and the second one as client. The “server” must have a static IP address or dynamic dns name. The firewall on both boxes must allow traffic on … Continue reading How to setup a VPN using ssh and pppd
This document describes the necessary steps to be carried out in order to authenticate with ssh protocol 1 without password. 1. Generate private/public pair of keys on client computer (let’s say desktop) 2. Copy the public key to the server 3. Try to authenticate on server Note: If authenticate on step 3 fails with the … Continue reading How to authenticate on a machine with ssh (protocol 1) without password