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Connecting to a Linux Cloud Server
Going from Windows to Linux Using PuTTY
Going from Mac to Linux using Terminal
Rescue Mode on Linux Cloud Servers
Linux Security
Checking a server’s SSH host fingerprint with the web console...
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As the administrator for your Cloud Servers, there will be times when you may need to log into one of your servers using the Console feature in the MyCloud Control Panel.
To access the console, go to the Server Details screen for...
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Linux
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Secure File...
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Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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Security

The SSH protocol for remotely connecting to servers supports the use of key pairs in place of password-based logins. The private key is stored on the machine initiating the connection (usually a workstation), and the public key...
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SSH

Introduction
In this example, we’re going to demonstrate how to load a private key into PuTTY. You’ll need two pieces of software to complete this task:
PuTTY – Client to for managing SSH sessions
PuTTYgen – Tool for managing and...
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Introduction
In this example, we’re going to demonstrate how to use a private key to login to a Linux server with a private key. This tutorial will demonstrate how to do this from a Terminal session on OS X, however the steps are...
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If you use Mac OS X, you don’t need to install a third-party client like PuTTY to connect to your cloud server via Secure Shell (SSH). Terminal is a terminal emulation program included with Mac OS X that you can use to run SSH....
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Saving some typing
Typing ssh commands in the Terminal can get a bit tiresome if you connect to the same machine all the time. It gets downright unwieldy if you maintain multiple servers. There are some Mac programs out there...
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Contents:
Explaining the host key
Why the host key might change
A dire warning
How to check
The web console
In the Control Panel
In the console
The best way
The not-best way
Write it down
Completing the connection - maybe
First-...
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When browsing the Internet or sending mail when away from your home computer, there is no real way of ensuring it is secure.
However, there is a way of using your Cloud Server's SSH server as an encrypted SOCKS proxy - this will...
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Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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What is X?
X (or X11) is short for the X Window System, a framework that provides a graphical user interface (GUI) that is primarily used in Linux. X uses a client/server model: a client application displays its graphics on an X...
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This article provides the steps for connecting to your cloud server from a computer running Linux or Mac OS X by using SSH. It also discusses generating an SSH key and adding a public key to your server.

Contents
Introduction...
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After you have created a new cloud server with the control panel, your next step is to make a secure remote connection from your local computer to your cloud server.  This article describes how to use a client called PuTTY to...
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- Getting Started -

As the administrator for your Cloud Servers, there will be times when you may need to log into one of your servers using the Console feature in the MyCloud Control Panel.
To access the console, go to the Server Details screen for...
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Linux
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Secure File...
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Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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File Transfers and File Sharing

 
Linux
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd
Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Secure File...
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Linux IPTables

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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CentOS/Fedora/Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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