freesd boxes refusing scp and sftp?
jhorne at dfwlp.com
Sun Jun 4 08:32:35 PDT 2006
On Sunday 04 June 2006 10:03, Benjamin Lutz wrote:
> On Sunday 04 June 2006 16:45, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> > my freebsd boxes are refusing connections (or erroring them out, im not
> > sure which it is at this time). when i try to scp a file or make a sftp
> > connection, this is what i get:
> > [jhorne at zeus ~]$ sftp tyche
> > Connecting to tyche...
> > Password:
> > Received message too long 538976288
> > [jhorne at zeus ~]$
> > i get something similar (yet equally aggravating!) when i scp too. can
> > someone point me in the right direction here?
> For scp and sftp to work, the machine must not print anything at login
> time. So if you, say, have your machine print a fortune cookie at login,
> you need to disable that.
ohhhhhhhhhhh. well that explains it... i was having my .bashrc give me a
'cal' upon login. i guess ill take that off :)
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