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How to convert the ppk files to openssh format
Viewed 10166 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 4104 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 3009 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
Will i be locked out if i loose connectivity to the license server or if the Ezeelogin license servers goes down?
Viewed 2895 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
Trial License Vs Paid License
Viewed 2822 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 trail license? No, its free for first 30 days.   How long is the trial license valid?  The... Read More
Why is Ezeelogin the most secure ssh gateway?
Viewed 2753 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 2411 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 1811 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
Is it a hosted solution?
Viewed 1780 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
What is ezeelogin?
Viewed 1760 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
Do i need to install an agent on every machine or instance that I need to manage in Ezeelogin?
Viewed 1717 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 1693 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 1661 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
Connect jumpserver using putty
Viewed 1045 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
Enable SSH Key based authentication and Disable Password Authentication in ssh
Viewed 642 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 upgrade php to 7.2 on Centos
Viewed 607 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.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel... Read More
How to prevent putty window from closing during ssh
Viewed 603 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 OpenSSH in Centos ?
Viewed 443 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
How to migrate the custom server fields from Ezeelogin version 7.0 to the latest version?
Viewed 442 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 437 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 370 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 357 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 339 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 298 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 267 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 108 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
Enable Custom Server fields for Ezeelogin Users from database
Viewed 63 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