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we have some scripts in one server , whcih will do a ssh to the production application servers and execute some jobs like recycle , start and stop servers but when ever we have the ssh issues that particular jobs will be failed so if we face such issues, we were told to clear the /tmp/ssh-user directory in the parent server

Can we have a permanent fix for this issue ..

asked Mar 28 '11 at 22:32

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edited Sep 21 '11 at 17:36

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Do you have access to our support site? If so, you can log a feature request there.

The "/tmp/ssh-" directories are required. Clearing / Deleting is of course fine, however only when all ssh-server related processes are stopped. There is a race condition if the /tmp/ssh- directory is removed while a ssh process is running.

Once option is to stop the server, and then run the clean up script, then start the server again.

Thanks, James


answered Apr 06 '11 at 12:14

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