ssh configuration, nmisunderstanding or error

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Thu Nov 5 01:41:51 UTC 2015


On Wed, 4 Nov 2015 10:36:36 +0000
Matthew Seaman <matthew at> wrote:

> On 2015/11/04 09:33, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > Yes, there are just there to get an error message depending on the
> > file being read. How can ssh get the error message which is
> > supposed to come from outside the jail?
> > 
> > I still believe that I have some very strange error in the setup
> > but I am not able to see it.  
> sshd in the host system binding to all interfaces (which is the
> default) will block sshd in the jail from binding to the jail's IP.
> In fact, it will probably cause sshd to fail to start in the jail.
> You should have something in your syslog in the jail if that is the
> case.
I really mixed up inside with outside.

> Make the sshd in your host system bind to specific IP numbers using
> the 'ListenAddress' parameter.

This I do anyway.



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