Re: can't connect with putty
> this is confusing message out of context but from what I remember:
> a) can you connect with ssh hostname
> b) with ssh IPaddress
> c) with putty & hostname
> d) with putty & IPaddress
> if yes to b and d, but not to a and c, then it's a DNS thing.
> if yes to a and b, but no to c or d, then it's a putty thing.
yes, sorry for the confusion. putty and ssh have the same behaviour, ergo it's a
DNS thing. But ping by hostname is fine and the browser works fine by hostname,
ergo DNS is basically OK.
So either it's a quite subtle DNS problem, or a DNS/ssh interaction, by my logic.