Danny nocmonkey at
Tue Jun 21 16:16:12 GMT 2005

On 6/21/05, Jean-Paul Natola <jnatola at> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I downloaded Putty  to ssh into my freebsd box
> This is what I see on the screen
> SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_3.8.1p1 FreeBSD-20040419
> And the minute I click enter the screen disappears,,,
> I checked and SSH  daemon IS running,
> So what am I missing?

When you login directly from the console, you should review the error
logs.  Become familiar with all the files in /var/log.  Run a 'tail
-30 nameoflogfile' for example.

In particular, for this issue, you will want to focus on
/var/log/messages and /var/log/auth.log


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