Re: a dh keys question?
On August 1, 2018 2:50:39 PM EDT, Karen Lewellen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>just a slight update..and correction of an idea below.
>On Wed, 1 Aug 2018, Dan Purgert wrote:
>> Precisely. DH failures are typically because one end or the other is
>> trying to use an "out of bounds" keysize. E.g. you have a SSH 7.x
>> client, and the server is 6.0 or lower.
>Not the case here,
>as stated the problem exists, on every server I have tried, that uses
That doesn't prove or disprove anything about a mismatch between client and server versions.
>> The error message is _probably_ something like this, right (note -
>> require "ssh -vv" in order to see):
>not at all.
>As stated I was able to do this until about 5:00 p. m. on the last
>Additionally, one test done this morning, of a server using a port
>than 22 proves my concern. I could reach it perfectly.
>Granted I intend doing yet another test on a different server with
>the port number changed. However regardless of where I visit, even
>I should have no issues like the chat.shazow idea,
>The error is the same.
As someone else said, it might be your ISP, though if it was them, you'd be getting a different error than the Diffie-Hellman key exchange.
But without seeing logs, it's kind of impossible to see what's going on.
>> A simple check to make things work is running the ssh command as
>My client already allows an option for some slight dh key
What client are you using that you can change them? I mean, the DH Key Exchange parameters are hard-coded in the openssh source (and cannot be changed without recompiling the client).
>I cannot type the command you put here, but it does not seem to be the fastest solution.
I don't follow what you mean here.
(Apologies to all in case of weird formatting, responding from my mobile)