[CentOS] UC shellinabox

Rushton Martin JMRUSHTON at qinetiq.com
Wed Mar 28 06:11:32 EDT 2012


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From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
Behalf Of m.roth at 5-cent.us
Sent: 27 March 2012 21:13
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Subject: Re: [CentOS] shellinabox

Piero wrote:
>
>    is there anyone using shellinabox[1] (Web based AJAX terminal
> emulator): I'm trying to run it on a Centos 6.2 x86_64 but I cannot 
> past inserting username and I get "session closed". Actually I'm using

> SELINUX in Enforcing mode but nothing strange is logged in 
> /var/log/audit/audit.log. Actually nothing strange is logged anywhere 
> but I still get only "session closed" after inserting username and 
> pressing enter key.
> I'm trying to escape a very strong firewall/proxy for the purpose of 
> managing such a Centos box via SSH and, if you know alternatives to 
> shellinabox, I'll be very glad to hear something from you. I already 
> tried corkscrew and tor but both cannot escape firewall/proxy rules.
>
Never heard of shellinabox. Why do you need that, rather than, say,
xterm or rxvt or konsole?

      mark

We use it to allow users access to the HPC from Windows machines.  The
alternative, cygwin,
takes quite a bit of installation and configuration so shellinabox is a
lightweight
alternative.  We're still on CentOS 5, so not a lot of use to the OP
however.

Martin Rushton
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