ssh problem

Scott Harvanek scotth at
Mon Feb 4 18:10:58 UTC 2008

Have you tried stopping the firewall to see if perhaps for some reason 
it is being blocked by that?  also is sshd running?


Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> I'm at my wits end here and don't know what to troubleshoot next....
> All my boxes have static IP addresses (192.168.1.xx) behind a router.
> PuteA was the last box on my LAN to get FC8 installed. As it doesn't
> have a DVD drive I used the Fedora live install for gnome, copied it to
> the hard drive, and started installing more software.
> >From PuteA, I can access the web and ssh anywhere else on the network.
> >From anywhere else on the network, I can ping PuteA (by either its name
> or IP address) -- but the command "ssh -l magnusg PuteA -Y" gives the
> error message "ssh: connect to host PuteA port 22: Connection refused."
> On Pute A, the applet System -> Administration -> Firewall shows "SSH
> 22/tcp" as a trusted service.
> So how do I find out what's blocking port 22 on PuteA?
> Thanks for the help!
> Jerry

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