I have an SFTP server (Open SSH) running on Centos 5.5. One of our users cannot make a connection. Here is what happens when they try:
asked Jan 24 '11 at 19:18
Neil from Ohio
This sounds like a connection problem. Is the user able to reach the OpenSSH server via other means?
For example, does it respond to pings?
If so, there might be something that is blocking the SSH traffic. Can you ask this user to try to telnet to the OpenSSH port? Such as:
If the SSH server is reachable from the client host this should print back a version string. Otherwise the most likely problems are that either something is blocking the traffic or the SSH server has stopped running.
answered Jan 25 '11 at 06:18