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Thread: ipod 2.0 ssh help on mac
08-10-2008, 12:09 AM #1ipod 2.0 ssh help on mac
ok so ive tried connecting through cyberduck and it always gives me the same message:
The kexTimeout (30000 ms) expired.
so then i tried terminal and it gives me the message:
Operation Timed Out
what am i doing wrong?
yes in cyberduck im set to SFTP and in terminal im typing ssh root@<ipaddress>
using the password alpine as well. even tried dottie and didnt work either.
i am sire im using the right IP address as well.
08-10-2008, 01:08 AM #2
it sounds like it cant even find your ipod
try do a "ping <ip address>" in terminal to check that its even there
08-10-2008, 05:30 PM #3
08-10-2008, 06:24 PM #4
I have a question to the OP. When you go into terminal and try to log on to your iPhone. Are you allowed to login?
In other words. When you go into terminal. Type this and replace the "xx.x.x.x" with your ip address on the iPhone:
NOTE: You will not see the password as you type it. Don't worry, it's there.
If performed correctly you should receive a prompt on the terminal that looks like this(Where you see Phoenix-stu below. It will have the name of your device.)
This means you are logged in.
My question is
1. Does it allow you to log on from there or does it give you an error with a bunch of lines of text?
08-10-2008, 09:13 PM #5
as soon as i type in:
then after about a minute it gives me the message
Operation timed out
does not even ask me for a password or anything
08-10-2008, 09:34 PM #6
Try this. Try to uninstall openssh from cydia. Reeboot your phone, install it again, reboot and try to use the terminal command again.
Let me know if that works.
08-10-2008, 10:06 PM #7
but then i tried to log in on cyberduck and it didnt work and i got the same message as the beginning
then i tried using Fugu and nothing at all happened - it said it was connecting then just sent me back to the original page where i wnter my ip address
08-10-2008, 10:17 PM #8
The only thing that I can think of at this point is that you try to manually enter all of the information into the appropriate boxes.
1. In Cyberduck, Click on the "open connection" button on the top left.
2. When the box appears, replace the x's with your ip
3. Make sure you are on port 22
4. Make sure you have it set to SFTP at the top.
5. Enter root
6. Enter password.
Try it again and let me know if it works.
08-11-2008, 12:22 AM #9
08-11-2008, 03:30 AM #10
Well. I tried a few things. Do you have the ssh toggle switch installed?
I just installed it last night and it gave me problems. It would initially turn it off however, when I tried to turn it back on. I got connection problems.
I uninstalled it and all is working fine.
08-11-2008, 01:35 PM #11
08-12-2008, 07:35 AM #12
hi, i had a similar problem as well
what i did and it seemed to help was to change the password of my iphone through terminal then use the new password in cyber duck
to change the password enter:
when logged in in terminal and follow the steps
then open up cyber duck go through the normal process but use the username: root
and password: what ever u set it to
let me now if that works
09-02-2008, 10:23 PM #13
i found out that my ipod and my mac have different ip addresses when connected. i hear that they have to be the same but how can i change them to make them the same?
my mac is running through airport and not connected directly to a router if that helps.