Ssh connection

Hauan, David david.hauan at
Mon Sep 20 13:42:08 PDT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pota Kalima [mailto:hpota at] 
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 12:54 PM
> To: Lowell Gilbert; Kevin Stevens
> Cc: <freebsd-questions at> <freebsd-questions at>
> Subject: Re: Ssh connection
> Thanks for all your responses. I must add that I am not a 
> programmer, so all that the verbose stuff did not mean much 
> too. I bit the bullet and started afresh - re-installed 5.2.1.
> I find that I could ssh to the machine itself, okay - as KeS 
> suggested. The process ends with the machine connecting to itself!
> What I still cannot do is to ssh from another machine 
> (Laptops MacOS X or
> windoz) which I would really like to do. On the mac I get this
> $ ssh -vvv
> OpenSSH_3.6.1p1+CAN-2004-0175, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 
> 0x0090702f
> debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config
> debug1: Rhosts Authentication disabled, originating port will 
> not be trusted.
> debug2: ssh_connect: needpriv 0
> debug1: Connecting to [] port 22.
> debug1: connect to address port 22: Permission denied
> ssh: connect to host port 22: Permission denied
> $ 
> The machine I am trying to connect to has NO firewall, yet.
> Pota
I might be way off here but...
are those other machines in your etc/hosts file?
I don't recall complete details but I think this
solved that issue for me; or something about DNS.
Maybe a clue for you?

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