Strange error

Peter Jeremy PeterJeremy at
Sat Jun 11 19:24:02 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-Jun-10 22:41:36 +0200, Jack Raats wrote:
>This day I've a very strange error when trying to connect to my FreeBSD machine (4.11-STABLE)
>I got the following error:
>ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
>Can anyone give me any clue what's wrong?

Try turning on debugging on the client (ssh -vvv ...).  You can also
turn on debugging on the server with '-d' (though you probably also want
to use '-p').  If the problem isn't obvious, compare the output with a
debugging session that works.
Peter Jeremy

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