[nflug] SSH Error out of no where

Brad Bartram brad.bartram at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 09:24:08 EST 2007

Just to throw this out there, but whenever something like that happens where -

x was running perfect for y length of time, but all of a sudden
without any changes being performed, x flaked out

The first thing I do is check the system over for signs of intrusion.
Not saying that's what it is, but things like that make the ol' spidey
sense start to tingle.


On Nov 14, 2007 9:08 AM, Cyber Source <peter at thecybersource.com> wrote:
> I've noticed that on a box that I routinely log into, but it's a
> time-out thing. I didn't look into it in depth but there seems to be an
> inactivity time-out that is now enabled in the default ssh config.
> That's not going to be your problem though, you should check that sshd
> is running in the first place but you'll probably have to wait till 7
> for that.
> Franklin Kumro Jr wrote:
> > Guys,
> >
> > My Ubuntu box has been running perfectly for weeks now, and I have
> > always been able to access the machine via ssh. I get into work this
> > morning and I need to grab some data from that machine only to receive
> > "ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host". I'm
> > confused because yesterday this worked :( The machine has been hard
> > rebooted for shits and giggles, didn't fix a thing. Any ideas? I wont
> > have access to the machine until ~7pm tonight and I would love to have
> > the data now though.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > -Frank
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