RE: Unable to connect to sshd on server inside firewall
From: Nathan Jackson (NathanJ_at_eu.wrq.com)
To: "'Gahring, David'" <David.Gahring@ai-engsvcs.com>, email@example.com Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 23:50:19 -0700
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When the server was relocated, did the IP address change for this
It could be that the public key you have for the server (in the
known_hosts file) is incorrect and therefore the connection is
To get around this, you can remove the entry for this server in your
Failing that, turn the sshd logging onto DEBUG3 (in sshd_config) and
take a look at the logfile, it may give you some pointers as to what
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From: Gahring, David [mailto:David.Gahring@ai-engsvcs.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2004 5:24 PM
Subject: Unable to connect to sshd on server inside firewall
First post as newbie to the list.. ?
I have a configuration question that has been troubling me. I have
been trying to setup a server running sshd (OpenSSH) under SFU
(Services for Unix) on a (W2K Srvr) machine that sits behind a
firewall. Sshd is listening on a port that has allegedly been opened
up through the firewall. When I try to connect to the server from
the client (my workstation), I get the notification of the new public
key, followed by the password prompt. When I enter the password and
press enter, I am prompted for the password again.
So I am unable to connect.
This same server configuration worked flawlessly without the firewall
in the mix, but when the server was relocated to behind the firewall,
it no longer works.
Is there something I need to configure differently now that sshd is
on a server behind a firewall? I thought that as long as the port
being used was open, I would be good to go.
Any suggestions are appreciated.
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