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PAC Manager Replacement of Secure CRT / Putty on Ubuntu/RHEL/CentOS/Fedora

Overview :

 

PAC (Perl Auto Connector) is an open source secure connection manager with automations. PAC is the alternate or replacement of SecureCRT/Putty in the  the Linux world. It provides a GUI to configure SSH/Telnet connections: users, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, macros, etc.

 

Some of the Important Features :

  • Simple GUI to manage/launch connections to remote machines.
  • Configurable [Pre|Post]-connection local commands execution.
  • Ability to connect to machines through a Proxy server!
  • CLUSTER connections.
  • TABBED/WINDOWED terminals
  • Wake On LAN capabilities

 

Installation Steps of PAC on Ubuntu 12.04 / Ubuntu 13.04

 

Step:1  Download the debian package of PAC.

 

sudo wget http://citylan.dl.sourceforge.net/project/pacmanager/pac-4.0/pac-4.5.2.1-all.deb

 

Step:2 Now Install the PAC Debian package

 

# sudo dpkg -i pac-4.5.2.1-all.deb

 

Above command will not install pac package completely as it requires lot of other dependencies. So to resolve  this problem, run the command mentioned in step3

 

Step:3 Install the PAC dependencies

 

# sudo apt-get install -f

 

After installing all the dependencies, pac manager is Now installed successfully.

 

Step:4  Access PAC Manager

 

Open the terminal Type : # sudo pac


OR

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step:5 Now Add the Servers

 

Click On ---> Create New Group ---> In My Case (NSIT) is Group Name.

 

Now Select NIST Group ---> then click on New Connections. , enter name and click OK

 

 

 

 

Step:6 Access the Server

 

Double Click on mail1 which is under NSIT group.  If all the credentials are correct which is mentioned in above step , then we will get the server console like below

 

 

Ali Ramzan on, 2013-11-12 19:24:33
Thanks great
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