Help talk:Access to Toolforge instances with PuTTY and WinSCP

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Latest comment: 7 months ago by Lebronj23 in topic Key no accepted

Please review my edit

I just added a warning about file ownership when logged to Labs by WinSCP, it has been the cause of a personal newbye headhache. Please review my edit and convert it into a formally better statement if needed. --Alex brollo (talk) 11:30, 3 March 2014 (UTC)Reply

Using keyboard-interactive authentication

how can i fix this problem, i can't login my account, any help?--Jarallah II (talk) 14:13, 1 August 2016 (UTC)Reply

SFTP-Server setting does not work

seems sudo -u tools.PROJECT-NAME /usr/lib/sftp-server does not work and it gives "sudo: /user/lib/sftp-server: command not found". Setting "Standard" look good.  Preceding unsigned comment added by Xqt (talkcontribs) 13:54, 5 January 2022 (UTC)Reply

@Xqt Looks like you have a typo in there? It should be /usr/lib/sftp-server, not /user/lib/sftp-server. Majavah (talk!) 14:02, 5 January 2022 (UTC)Reply
Thanks for reply. I had /usr/lib/sftp-server and it failed. But it works after "Standard" access and replacing that line again the after the first connection.  @xqt 15:32, 5 January 2022 (UTC)Reply

Bastion hosts

Portal:Toolforge/About Toolforge#How is Toolforge structured? says:

You can log in to Toolforge through a bastion host. There are two bastion hosts to choose from:
user login to access tools interactively
functionally identical, please use this for heavy processing such as compiles

But Help:Access to Toolforge instances with PuTTY and WinSCP#How to set up PuTTY for direct access to your Toolforge account says to specify host names:

Are these the same servers under their former brand names? Should I specify the new names and instead? Will the old names still work? Does it matter? Thanks, Wbm1058 (talk) 17:06, 15 May 2022 (UTC)Reply

Thanks Samtar for updating this. Wbm1058 (talk) 12:03, 15 September 2022 (UTC)Reply

Key no accepted

Hi, I tried to connect via Putty and WinSCP but my private key was refused in both cases. Any idea why and how I could generate a new one? PS: I changed my laptop recently, is that the reason? Thanks in advance. Lebronj23 (talk) 13:11, 7 September 2023 (UTC)Reply