For this article we have used MobaXterm Home Edition v21.5 (Portable edition). Download MobaXterm first if you have not already done so.

Generating an SSH Key Pair

In case you don't have a SSH-Key yet you can follow these guideline.

Add your SSH-Key to MOGON

If you have not yet deployed your SSH-Key on MOGON, please follow these instructions to add your public key to MOGON.
  1. Start the application and click on the Session button to start a new session:
  2. Choose SSH to create a new SSH session. The session you create is automatically saved:
  3. Fill in the fields Remote host and specify your <username>. Afterwards go to the Advanced SSH setting tab:
  4. Provide the path to your private SSH-Key which is already present on MOGON. AfterwardsNow click on the Network settings tab:
  5. Click on the SSH gateway (jump host) button:
  6. Use as the Gateway host and enter your <username>. Port is 22. Add the same SSH-Key as before and click on OK.
  7. The configuration is now complete and you can click on OK.
  8. A window will now open and you will be asked for the passphrase for your SSH-Key to gain access to the jumphost After that you have to specify your passphrase again in the shell to access the logon node. After you entered the passphrase correctly, the session starts automatically and you will be prompted for the 2FA token:
    Authenticating with public key "SSH_KEY"
    Further authentication required
    Keyboard-interactive authentication prompts from server: 
    | privacyIDEA_Authentication: 
  1. Start MobaXterm and click on Settings:
  2. Now go to the SSH tab
  3. Deactivate Use external Pageant and Add your SSH-Key (*.ppk) by clicking the plus sign If your are finished click on OK:
  4. A window will now open and you will be askedto restart MobaXterm:
  5. You'll now be asked for the passphrase once every time you start MobaXterm but can use your SSH-Keys in different sessions through the SSH agent without explicitly setting up the key.
  • start/mogon_cluster/access_from_outside_windows/using_mobaxterm.txt
  • Last modified: 2021/12/05 20:14
  • by jrutte02