Can't ssh to server

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Sat Feb 5 11:27:47 PST 2005

Doug Van Allen wrote:

>I'm running FreeBSD 5.3 and I'm trying to connect to it from school
>using ssh.  At school, I get connection refused.  I checked the
>auth.log and found:
>Feb 3 21:23:05 FreeBSD sshd[44237]: twist to /bin/echo
>"You are not welcome to use sshd from"
>I ran tcpdmatch and got:
>$ tcpdmatch sshd
>warning: sshd: no such process name in /etc/inetd.conf
>client:   hostname
>client:   address
>server:   process  sshd
>matched:  /etc/hosts.allow line 91
>option:   severity
>option:   twist /bin/echo "You are not welcome to use sshd from
>I have made changes to hosts.allow to only allow my local network and
>the ip's of the workstations from school.  I am running PF and only
>allowed the same rules.  So what gives?

Can you show the pertinent lines from /etc/hosts.allow?

Kevin Kinsey

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