Re: SSH: remote login returns "invalid user"
On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 07:15:53AM -0400, brownh wrote:
> Claudius, thank you for troubling with my problem.
> The problem, again: I have no trouble logging a client host
> (brownh@teufel) [you are not old enough to remember Fritz and Rainer]
> with a server host (haines@engels) over the LAN, but not over the
> Internet, the client user account (brownh@historicalMaterialism.info)
> to client user account (haines@historicalMaterialism.info)
> $ ssh -vv haines@historicalMaterialism.info
> debug1: Next authentication method: password
> firstname.lastname@example.org's password:
> debug2: we sent a password packet, wait for reply
> debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password
> Permission denied, please try again.
> I don't know if this means a file permission problem or if the
> password was unacceptable. The password I provided was definitely that
> of the account (haines) on the client machine (engels).
Have you got /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny configured to allow
access from outside your local network?