Openssh pts fun

So… Came across a whole new bug today that had me scratching my head for quite a while. One of my servers at work started hanging during ssh logins completely out of the blue. Attempting to login with the really verbose flags ‘-v -v’ didn’t give any clues, and I just assumed something had happened […]

OpenSSH Multiplexed

Meethune showed me a really cool new feature inOpenSSH 4.2 called multiplexing. In short, it allows you to connect once to a remote host, then simply uses a socket to reuse that connection for new login shells. To use add: Host * ControlPath ~/.ssh/ctl-%r-%h-%p ControlMaster auto to the beginning of your ~/.ssh/config and enjoy! To […]