(email) server connection problem : Help

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Mon Jun 20 18:01:04 UTC 2011

On Jun 20, 2011, at 10:05 AM, Mark Moellering wrote:
> I cannot log into the server via either ssl for email or ssh on the two domains that are .org and .info
> The connection is refused.  Here is an example copied from a console;
> shell$ ssh -l LoginName mail.anadarkohs60.com
> The authenticity of host 'mail.domain_4.com(xx.yy.zzb.174)' can't be established.
> DSA key fingerprint is {snip}
> Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? no
> Host key verification failed.

By telling it no here, you've instructed SSH to treat the host key as invalid; the connection will be closed.

> shell$ ssh -l LoginName mail.domain_3.org
> ssh: connect to host mail.domain_3.org port 22: Connection refused
> shell$

There's no such domain as mail.domain_3.org in the public DNS.

Presumably you've changed this information; all I can conclude is that whichever IP address the actual name resolves to isn't running SSH (or it's not listening on that particular IP, or a firewall is blocking it, etc).


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