ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host

Derek Ragona derek at
Tue Feb 26 00:04:08 UTC 2008

At 05:21 PM 2/25/2008, mouss wrote:
>I am having an ssh issue to a freebsd 6.2 (error in subject). this 
>happened after a power outage at the client side (client was connected 
>before that), and this is the second time. Ican still connect to netbsd, 
>centos and debian systems from the same client.
>Is there a problem with the ssh shipped with 6.2? (BTW the system is 
>running pf). if so, what's the recommended way to fix this? any other ideas?

sshd has to be running on the system.  Also you may need to delete any 
cached keys.  You don't say in your post what client you are using.


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