Tag Archives: shell

ssh-copy-id and sshd port

For security purposes, I don’t run sshd on the default port (22). This gave me some problems when attempting to use the command ssh-copy-id. Ideally, you’d expect the following to work:   ssh-copy-id -p XXXX -i ‘~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub’ username@host However, that didn’t do anything but output an error: Bad port ‘umask 077; test -d .ssh || mkdir

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Recursive chmod Tricks

Recursively chmod only directories: find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;   Similarly, recursively set the execute bit on every directory chmod -R a+X * The +X flag sets the execute bit on directories only   Recursively chmod only files: find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;   Recursively chmod only

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