SSH connection from within a jail

Andras GELANYI andras at
Wed Jan 17 21:19:26 UTC 2007

the solution and a brief discussion can be seen here in case you are 


Greg Albrecht wrote:
> are you using the default /etc/ssh/sshd_config? i'm currently running
> jails with ssh and don't recall having this problem. the only thing i
> remember explicitly having to do is tell sshd to bind to the jail's
> IP.
> -g
> On 12/01/07, Andras GELANYI <andras at> wrote:
>> Do you know how can I initaite a SSH connection from within a jail?
>> I always get the "Host key verification failed." message. Starting the
>> ssh session with -v it seems that the problem is with tty allocation.
>> debug1: read_passphrase: can't open /dev/tty: Device busy
>> The jail has devfs mounted with the default ruleset. (As seen in
>> /usr/share/examples/etc/defaults/devfs.rules)
>> Andras
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