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Question: When I'm trying to ssh to a remote server, after I enter the username, it takes a lot of time before it displays the password prompt. Basically, my SSH ( openSSH ) is slow during authentication process. How do I solve this problem? Answer: If your ssh login from localhost to remotehost is slow, [...]

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How To Fix Offending key in ~/.ssh/known_hosts file

As we discussed earlier in our basic ssh client commands article, when you do ssh to a machine for the 1st time (or whenever there is a key change in the remote machine), you will be prompted to say 'yes' for authenticity of host. This feature is controlled using StrictHostKeyChecking ssh parameter. By default StrictHostKeyChecking [...]

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