Re: ssh strangeness
At 02:51 p.m. 12/07/01 -0400, Andrew Dixon wrote:
Miguel Griffa wrote:
> At 01:57 p.m. 12/07/01 -0400, Andrew Dixon wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >I've been having some weird problems with ssh. I can connect to our
> >server (RH 7.1) but when I try to connect to another Debian box on the
> >network (PPC) I get the following message:
> >dixon@rowling:~$ ssh -l andrew.dixon stiq
> >ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
> >I get the same error when I try on a different PPC Deb box as well.
> >I CAN log into the PPC Deb box from the redhat server and I also CAN log
> >into my Debian box from the server.
> >Could this be a problem with reverse name lookups? We're using M$ as
> >our DHCP and primary DNS and it works about as well as you'd expect it
> >to work (read: it sucks).
> >Any hints, tips, pointers, or other wisdom would be greatly appreciated.
> I had that problem when a ssh server was down. Did you try telneting to see
> if ssh answers? Can you access that server form other machine(via ssh)?
> I don't think it's a DNS problem, but if you can add the hostname to
> /etc/hosts, It will get faster (at the beginning).
Ah, telnet fails as well. Very interesting. Here's what I get when I
try to telnet to that box:
go check the logs on debian boxes, pretty nice info is there. Usually, if
connections are refused for security reasons, you'll see that on the logs,
a bit of grep sshd...
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