Re: Box refusing connections after changing to static IP?
Willy Lee wrote:
> Hello debian-user,
> I have a box I've set up at work as a CVS server, to accept CVS and
> SSH connections, mostly from Windows boxes on an internal network.
> Well, I installed Debian 2.2 stable on it and set it up to use DHCP to
> get it's IP, got CVS and SSH working, everything was fine.
> However, I was told to change it to use a static IP. I mucked with
> /etc/network/interfaces to use a static IP, may have done some other
> tweaking of mostly unrelated stuff, and then I noticed that, whereas
> before I could have a SSH session open from my Windows machine (putty)
> all day, now I get periodically kicked off ("connection has been reset
> by peer"-type messages), or it takes several tries to get a
> connection. And our CVS access also has the same kind of problem
> ("connection refused by host" -type messages), have to try repeatedly
> for over a minute sometimes. This is very annoying, to say the least.
Sounds like and IP conflict.
- Dan White