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How to convert the ppk files to openssh format
Viewed 11935 times since Fri, Aug 3, 2018
How to convert putty generated .ppk files to .pem/openssh format   Windows - convert a .ppk file to a .pem file   Start PuTTYgen. Under Actions, choose Load, and then navigate to your .ppk file.      2. Choose the .ppk file, and then choose... Read More
How to export servers ?
Viewed 4576 times since Sat, Sep 2, 2017
An export script is provided  to export the list of all servers and server details in to a plain text file appropriate to be imported into Ezeelogin.   php /usr/local/ezlogin/ezxport.php <output file> [<delimiter>] Specify an... Read More
Will i be locked out of my servers if my ezeelogin hosted server goes down ?
Viewed 3270 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
We would advise you setup a failover slave node and have an offshore backup ready so that you can easily restore the backup and get rolling in less than 30 minutes. Read More
Trial License Vs Paid License
Viewed 3148 times since Wed, Jun 14, 2017
  Trial License How many servers can i add using a trial license?  You can add unlimited servers. All features are available.   Do I have to pay for the trial license? No, its free for first 30 days.   How long is the trial license valid?  The... Read More
Will i be locked out if i loose connectivity to the license server or if the Ezeelogin license servers goes down?
Viewed 3145 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
No, the license would be cached for 3 days on your machine and also the license servers is redundant. Read More
Why is Ezeelogin the most secure ssh gateway?
Viewed 2975 times since Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Why is Ezeelogin the most secure ssh gateway available?   SSH User password and security codes are hashed using CRYPT(SHA512, SHA256, BLOWFISH .DES algortithms). So even in the unlikely scenario of the gateway server being rooted, access to all... Read More
Where do i view the changelog | Release notes for Ezeelogin jump server ?
Viewed 2629 times since Wed, Jun 14, 2017
jump server or bastion host release note/change log   Do refer the following link in our online manual. https://www.ezeelogin.com/user_manual/ChangeLog.html Read More
Why is ezeelogin the most secure gateway?
Viewed 1981 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Why is Ezeelogin the most secure ssh gateway available?   SSH User password and security codes are hashed using CRYPT(SHA512, SHA256, BLOWFISH .DES algortithms). So even in the unlikely scenario of the gateway server being rooted, access to all... Read More
What is ezeelogin?
Viewed 1957 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Its a linux server management and an ssh jump server software that lets you administer and manage multiple linux server.   Read More
Is it a hosted solution?
Viewed 1954 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
No, Ezeelogin is not a hosted solution. You are in control here. You would have to install the software on your server that you intend to use as the ssh gateway, hence better security. Read More
Do i need to install an agent on every machine or instance that I need to manage in Ezeelogin?
Viewed 1890 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
No, there are no agents that needs to be installed on the remote server or cloud instances that needs to be managed. The only requirement is that you need to have an sshd packages installed and the sshd daemon running on the remote server/instance... Read More
Is the software upgrade seamless from free to paid? Do i have to reinstall?
Viewed 1881 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Yes the upgrade would be seamless. You do not have to reinstall. Read More
Can the software be compromised?
Viewed 1834 times since Mon, Aug 21, 2017
We had made use of military grade technologies so compromising it is almost impossible. We had made it hard to decipher the critical data even if your Ezeelogin server is rooted. Read More
How to upgrade OpenSSH in Centos ?
Viewed 1607 times since Wed, Jul 22, 2020
How to upgrade OpenSSH in Centos ?  1. First you need to install few dependencies, like development tools or build essentials and the other required packages :  root@localhost:~ yum groupinstall "Development Tools" root@localhost:~ yum... Read More
Connect jumpserver using putty
Viewed 1320 times since Tue, Apr 2, 2019
How to connect jump server using putty?   Open putty, enter ezeelogin/jumpserver  IP or Hostname and Port                   2. Enter ezeelogin username and password                3. Enter security key / 2Factor Authentication... Read More
How to prevent putty window from closing during ssh
Viewed 1164 times since Wed, Apr 22, 2020
Prevent Putty windows from closing during ssh sessions to view the error messages on the server side. By default the putty widows closes during ssh if there are any error on the server side without showing the error message as to why the session had... Read More
How to upgrade php to 7.2 on Centos
Viewed 1067 times since Wed, Dec 18, 2019
How to upgrade php to 7.2 on centos 6 ?   Enter the following commands on the terminal to upgrade php:   1 . To install latest PHP 7 , you need to add EPEL and Remi repository. root@gateway:~# yum install https://dl... Read More
Enable SSH Key based authentication and Disable Password Authentication in ssh
Viewed 924 times since Tue, Apr 21, 2020
Hardening Authentication in SSH. Enable SSH Key based authentication Disable Password Authentication in sshd configuration file   root@gateway :vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config PubkeyAuthentication yes # To disable tunneled clear text passwords, change... Read More
How to migrate the custom server fields from Ezeelogin version 7.0 to the latest version?
Viewed 640 times since Thu, Jul 16, 2020
How to migrate the custom server fields and server field values? 1. Take the  backup of old Ezeelogin version 7 and untar the backup using the following command:  root@localhost :~ sh ezlogin_backup_v7.0... Read More
How to re-add a reinstalled server?
Viewed 586 times since Tue, Apr 21, 2020
  Re-add a reinstalled remote server 1. Select the reinstalled remote server and Click    to reset the ssh fingerprint.  As shown below you can see the confirmation    2 . After resetting the SSH fingerprint, you need to update the new... Read More
How to set user password lifetime for expiry
Viewed 541 times since Wed, Apr 15, 2020
The User Password Lifetime feature lets you set a expiry date for the gateway user password . The user has to set a new password to login again after it expiry. This is useful in organization to force it employees to reset the password of their... Read More
How to install node using npm and n module?
Viewed 538 times since Mon, Sep 28, 2020
 Install node using npm and n module 1. Install npm     On centos 7 root@localhost:~ yum install epel-release root@localhost:~ yum install npm On Ubuntu 16/18 and Debian 10   root@localhost:~  apt... Read More
How to reset mysql or Mariadb root password ?
Viewed 522 times since Mon, Jun 1, 2020
How to reset mysql or Mariadb root password ? 1.  First you need to stop mysql or Mariadb server. root@localhost:# service mariadb stop    root@localhost:~#   service mysql stop     2. Start the MySQL/MariaDB server... Read More
MariaDB Connector Vulnerability CVE-2020-13249
Viewed 455 times since Wed, Jun 17, 2020
We are giving an headsup regarding a vulnerability identified in MariaDB connector. Please be noted that this doesn't affect any of the ezeelogin installation as we don't use this connector in ezeelogin.  Recently a very critical... Read More
How to install Google authenticator on Centos/Ubuntu?
Viewed 441 times since Wed, Jun 17, 2020
How to install Google authenticator on  Centos/Ubuntu? 1.  Add the EPEL  repo root@localhost:~ yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm  2. Install Google Authenticator   root... Read More
How to get detailed logs from Ezeelogin error logs?
Viewed 312 times since Mon, Nov 16, 2020
How to get detailed error messages from Ezeelogin error logs?   Append " log_level trace "  to the config file In order to get detailed error messages from Ezeelogin error logs.    root@jumpserver:#  vi /usr/local/etc/ezlogin... Read More
How to create filters in Ezeelogin while using LDAP or AD authentication?
Viewed 248 times since Mon, Feb 22, 2021
How to create filters in Ezeelogin while using LDAP or Active Directory (AD) authentication? You can add the filter in Ezeelogin by editing the LDAP or AD configuration under Settings >> LDAP . The following image shows the LDAP... Read More
Enable Custom Server fields for Ezeelogin Users from database
Viewed 234 times since Fri, Jan 1, 2021
1.  To enable  custom server fields  for all users , run the following command: root@localhost:~  php /usr/local/ezlogin/ez_queryrunner.php "replace into prefix_preferences (user_id, name, value) select id, '... Read More
How to output mysql query results in csv format and view the reports in Excel sheets?
Viewed 219 times since Wed, Feb 24, 2021
Generate report with User Name, Last Login Date and Roles of the Ezeelogin user and view the reports in Excel sheet To display the details such as Ezeelogin Username, Last login at which the user has been logged in, and the Usergroups to... Read More
Deleting entries in the mysql database table serveractivity_logs
Viewed 102 times since Tue, Mar 2, 2021
It would be required to reduce the size of the Ezeelogin mysql database table serveractivity_logs as it would cause the Ezeelogin software upgrade  to slow down significantly ( 2-4 hours )  because of the huge size of the database table.  The... Read More
How to upgrade PHP to 7.4 on Centos 7
Viewed 68 times since Wed, Apr 7, 2021
How to upgrade PHP to 7.4 in centos 7 ?   Enter the following commands on the terminal to upgrade PHP:   1 . To install the latest  PHP 7, you need to turn on EPEL and Remi repository.   root@gateway:~# yum install epel-release root... Read More
Authentication of Ezeelogin gateway users using Public keys fetched from Open LDAP server
Viewed 58 times since Sat, May 8, 2021
1.  First you need to update Openldap LDAP server with a schema to add the sshPubicKey  attribute for users: root@ldapserver:~  cat << EOL >~/openssh-lpk.ldif dn: cn=openssh-lpk,cn=schema,cn=config objectClass:... Read More