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Re: WinSCP Login Problem with Embedded Computer

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  • ipscone
    Tip to self: Read the documentation very slowly and carefully. :-) Thanks, Mike
    Message 1 of 3 , May 7, 2009
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      Tip to self: Read the documentation very slowly and carefully. :-)

      Thanks,
      Mike

      --- In irlp-embedded@yahoogroups.com, "David Cameron (IRLP)" <dcameron@...> wrote:
      >
      > Please refer to page 8 of the manual.
      >
      > http://www.irlp.net/embedded/embedded_info.pdf
      >
      > "The SSH port defaults to 15426. This is made to prevent standard
      > hacking scripts that hunt SSH servers have a harder time finding your
      > machine. This means you have to program port 15426 into any SSH or SCP
      > program (such as PuTTY or WinSCP) you may use. Also, if you wish to have
      > remote access to your IRLP node, you will need to forward port 15426/TCP
      > as well."
      >
      > So in both programs, you have to change the port from 22 to 15426.
      >
      > As for your issue with the remote admin, the remote admin web address is
      > pointing to your "outside" ip address. Some routers do not handle this
      > well, as the request they send points right back to itself.
      >
      > So when "inside" your router, you have to use the IP address. When
      > outside of your router, you can use the stnxxxx.ip.irlp.net.
      >
      > Dave Cameron
      > VE7LTD
      >
      > ipscone wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I have installed WinSCP and Putty to be able to transfer files and login
      > > from my Windows computer to the Embedded Node. But something isn't
      > > working right.
      > >
      > > Here are login details:
      > >
      > > Host Name: 192.168.0.xxx (where xxx is the connection to my node computer)
      > > User Name: root
      > > Password: (I use my password here)
      > > Private Key File: I leave this blank
      > > Protocol: SFTP (with fallback to SCP)
      > >
      > > But the login fails. I get this error:
      > > "Network error: Connection refused"
      > >
      > > I have also tried this with "repeater and repeater password" and "remote
      > > and remote password".
      > >
      > > I have no problem connecting from the web as remote. And the passwords
      > > and IP are all correct.
      > >
      > > What am I missing? I get the same kind of error using Putty. The
      > > connection is refused. Was there anything else that must have been
      > > installed along with WinSCP and Putty?
      > >
      > > Is there a server running on the embedded node that is automatically
      > > running, to allow this type of connection? I would assume so, or one
      > > wouldn't be able to use any sort of SSH which is what I was told was the
      > > way to transfer files.
      > >
      > > What am I missing here?
      > >
      > >
      >
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