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Re: [vox-tech] can't ssh to suse 9 pro amd64
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Re: [vox-tech] can't ssh to suse 9 pro amd64

on an older slackware system, i once had to add _ssh: all_ (or some other
similar syntax specifying a domain or ip range) to /etc/hosts.allow.

sshd shouldn't come compiled to respect tcpwrappers by default, but give
it a go...

On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Ken Herron wrote:

> --On Tuesday, January 13, 2004 07:01:32 PM -0800 Roy Wollman
> <rwollman@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> > I just got appointed to be the sys admin for the new machine
> > our lab bought. I'm a linux newbie and really need you help!!!
> >
> > Its a opteron based duel cpu running suse 9.0 pro for amd64.
> >
> > My problem: I can't log into it using ssh.
> > I made sure the sshd is running and its configured using all default
> > parameters
> > I'm trying to log on from both RH and from winXPpro using ssh tera term
> > in both cases I just get permission denied even though the password are
> > correct.
> Based on what you've described, it sounds like you're connecting to the
> remote host; it's just not letting you in. Your next step is to look at
> the sshd configuration file on the target host; this is probably
> /etc/ssh/sshd_config. Some possible reasons are:
> * You're trying to log in as root, and sshd is set to deny or restrict
> root logins.
> * Your password is empty and sshd isn't set to allow this.
> * You're trying to log in using a user that's denied or not allowed.
> * You're trying to log in from a host that's denied or not allowed.
> * StrictModes is turned on, and the home directory of the user you're
> logging in as doesn't meet the requirements.
> * VerifyReverseMapping is turned on, and DNS for the host(s) you're
> logging in from doesn't meet the requirements.
> If you're still stumped, you could try running ssh and sshd in debug mode
> to get some more detail about what's going on. For sshd, you'd log in to
> the target host as root, kill the normal sshd process, and run a copy by
> hand (from a tty session) using the "-d" option. sshd will then process a
> single ssh session while printing debugging info to the tty.
> --
> Ken Herron
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