cannot ssh into a box with DHCP assigned IP address
feenberg at nber.org
Wed Feb 20 13:59:43 UTC 2013
> From: Fleuriot Damien <ml at my.gd>
> To: mexas at bristol.ac.uk
> Subject: Re: cannot ssh into a box with DHCP assigned IP address
> Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:31:22 +0100
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> On Feb 20, 2013, at 10:28 AM, Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
> > I have a laptop with FreeBSD -current,
> > with ip address assigned via DHCP.
> > The laptop has neither a static ip address,
> > nor a domain.
> > I can ping the laptop fine, but cannot
> > ssh into it. The sshd is running, /etc/ssh/ssd_config
> > seems fine, /etc/hosts.allow is fine.
> > However, /etc/hosts is just the default:
While on the problem machine, can you ssh to localhost? ssh to the IP
I would suspect the problem is in /etc/hosts.allow or /etc/hosts.deny, or
perhaps the subnet mask is incorrect.
The lack of a domain should not be a problem.
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