error: Could not get shadow information for root

Recently created rpm package from OpenSSH 6.7 tar ball package. After successfully creating rpm and upgrading the OpenSSH server, met with issue – error: Could not get shadow information for root . Given below is some section of the error found in messages log (/var/log/messages) Jan 17 11:21:17 localhost systemd: Started SYSV: OpenSSH server daemon. … Read more

Install Openssh server on Ubuntu Desktop / Server

FAQ : How to connect to Ubuntu Desktop / Server by using ssh. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop edition and have not found ssh service running in system. Answer : OpenSSH is a FREE version of the SSH connectivity tools. It provides the encrypted communication between computers by using ssh protocol. History of … Read more

SCP file and directory in linux and Unix like operating system

SCP stands for secure copy.It is based upon SSH (Secure Shell) protocol.SCP is used for securely transferring the files between local and remote system. Note: If SSH service is not running or deny by firewall or IPTABLES of system then SCP will also not work. Syntax: scp SOURCE-FILE-LOCATION TARGET-LOCATION (1) SCP file from local to … Read more