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Re: ssh problems with {master,va}.debian.org???

> Is anyone else having problems connecting to {master,va,etc}.debian.org
> using ssh?  The only message I see is "Connection closed by foreign host.".
> I don't see anything wrong at my end, although I suppose my ISP's
> nameservers could have been misconfigured, or some such.

If your reverse and forward DNS entries don't match you will have this
problem.  I just managed to convince my ISP to fix mine, it took 3

Your IP  address must map to a name which maps back to that IP address.
This is probably the result have having... 
... in /etc/hosts.deny.  The default as Debian is shipped.

You can work around it with clever IPIP tunneling, masquerading, and
control of a host with good DNS entries if you have to, but its a

                                     Jim Studt, President
                                     The Federated Software Group, Inc.

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