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Re: Connection reset by peer using ssh

At 04:25 AM 6/10/2004, you wrote:
>I am encountering some problems with ssh that are probably simple finger trouble, but....
>I run ssh-host-config and say yes to everything. Then I try to connect from the localhost
>to the localhost (for test purposes only). Below is the output of -vvv. I have some questions
>1. what is causing the connection reset?
>2. what in the output below would have told me the answer to 1?
>3. why do the files identity, id_rsa and id_dsa not exist?
>myself@mysystem$ ssh -l myself -vvv mysystem
>OpenSSH_3.7.1p2, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0.9.7c 30 Sep 2003
>debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config
>debug2: ssh_connect: needpriv 0
>debug1: Connecting to mysystem [] port 22.
>debug1: Connection established.
>debug1: identity file /home/myself/.ssh/identity type -1
>debug1: identity file /home/myself/.ssh/id_rsa type -1
>debug1: identity file /home/myself/.ssh/id_dsa type -1
>ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer
>debug1: Calling cleanup 0x41bf10(0x0)
>I have setup ssh on a number of systems, always taking the defaults to ssh-host-config and 
>most times I can connect without problem. What is different about this time?

You said you ran ssh-host-config.  What about ssh-user-config?  The 
identity files are created by this script. 

Larry Hall                    
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