Windows 10 asks for a password reset upon every login attempt to the machine, there is no password set. (local PC user account)

I have a new Windows 10 machine that is a fresh install. This machine has a single local user account with no password set. Each time the PC locks, or is restarted we hit ENTER to login (blank password) it asks to change the password. I hit enter a couple of times and it says … Read moreWindows 10 asks for a password reset upon every login attempt to the machine, there is no password set. (local PC user account)

CrossOver runs your Windows apps on Mac or Linux computers

No matter where you fall on the Windows vs. Mac vs. Linux debate, one thing remains true: you shouldn’t be forced to limit yourself to just one operating system. Of course, there are workarounds, like running a virtual machine, but they’re not always intuitive and can inhibit your programs’ performance. CrossOver 17 allows you to launch … Read moreCrossOver runs your Windows apps on Mac or Linux computers

Securely Connect to Linux Instances Running in a Private Amazon VPC

Important note: You should enable SSH agent forwarding with caution. When you set up agent forwarding, a socket file is created on the forwarding host, which is the mechanism by which the key can be forwarded to your destination. Another user on the system with the ability to modify files could potentially use this key to … Read moreSecurely Connect to Linux Instances Running in a Private Amazon VPC

PUTTYGEN DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL

PuTTYgen is normally installed as part of the normal PuTTY .msi package installation. There is no need for a separate PuTTYgen download. Download the PuTTY installation package. For detailed installation instructions, see PuTTY installation instructions. RUNNING PUTTYGEN Go to Windows Start menu → All Programs → PuTTY→ PuTTYgen. CREATING A NEW KEY PAIR FOR AUTHENTICATION To create a new key pair, select the type of … Read morePUTTYGEN DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL

Enable SSH Agent forwarding in window and Linux

Introduction SSH agent forwarding allow you once you’ve SSHed into a machine to continue and SSH from it, to the other  machine, with the same key. How to enable ssh agent forwarding in Putty Open PuTTY Under “Connection” -> “SSH” -> “Auth” Check the “Allow agent forwarding” Go back to “Session” Enter ip or hostname … Read moreEnable SSH Agent forwarding in window and Linux