Error I am getting even before I submit my passwd
Server responded "Too Many authentication failure for ..."
A Protocol Error was detected. this usually a bug in the SSH application
asked Oct 04 '10 at 16:20
Too many keys
Is the server running OpenSSH? The typical reason for this is that the client is trying public-key authentication first and there are more than 5 keys in the client. I believe OpenSSH has a default limit of 6 authentication attempts, and since it treats each attempted key as a failed authentication, after trying the 6th key it will fail the authentication without moving on to the next method (password).
There are various ways to solve this:
answered Oct 06 '10 at 10:50