Can't ssh to server

Doug Van Allen dvanallen at
Sat Feb 5 19:03:03 PST 2005

I got it fixed.  I forgot I kept ssh commented in inetd.conf until I
wanted to use it.

On Sat, 5 Feb 2005 12:49:29 -0500, Doug Van Allen <dvanallen at> 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?

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