SSH connection from within a jail

Greg Albrecht gregoryba at
Fri Jan 12 19:42:12 UTC 2007

are you using the default /etc/ssh/sshd_config? i'm currently running
jails with ssh and don't recall having this problem. the only thing i
remember explicitly having to do is tell sshd to bind to the jail's


On 12/01/07, Andras GELANYI <andras at> wrote:
> Do you know how can I initaite a SSH connection from within a jail?
> I always get the "Host key verification failed." message. Starting the
> ssh session with -v it seems that the problem is with tty allocation.
> debug1: read_passphrase: can't open /dev/tty: Device busy
> The jail has devfs mounted with the default ruleset. (As seen in
> /usr/share/examples/etc/defaults/devfs.rules)
> Andras

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