Connection Refused on ssh

Mike Gorse mgorse at
Thu Oct 7 16:22:20 UTC 2004

Also, are you sure that sshd is running on the machine (ie, pidof sshd 
returns something)?  If so, then try using ipchains or iptables to make 
sure it isn't being firewalled.  At one point we had a RH box at work on 
which I was trying to enable ssh, but the person who installed rh had 
selected an option for a firewall, so I wound up needing to edit a file in 
/etc/sysconfig (the file did say that manually editing it was not 
recommended, but it didn't say how I was supposed to edit it if not 
manually) to tell it to accept connections on port 22 as it did for 23 and 

-- Michael Gorse / AIM:linvortex / --

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