[BlueOnyx:01460] Re: SSH Closes Connection
Chris Gebhardt - VIRTBIZ Internet
cobaltfacts at virtbiz.com
Sun Jun 21 10:11:36 PET 2009
Richard Sidlin wrote:
> When I connect to my server via SSH, it asks for the login as: and when
> I type in the password, I get Server unexpectedly closed network
> connect. Actaully, this is a Blue Quartz box. I have never had a problem
> with this before. I have used two different usernames and both do the
> same and I have tried accessing it from different machines and still the
> Access to the admin GUI is fine. I have rebooted the server but this
> made no difference.
You are certain that you are using the correct usr/pwd combo?
Here is what I would try on the chance that somebody has run passwd from
1) Log into GUI as admin and go to Personal Profile, Account and set a
2) Log into CLI as admin using the password you jus set from the GUI.
That should let you in.
3) See if you can su - to root now using the same password.
That ought to work. If it doesn't, I suppose you could always reboot
the box into single user mode and reset the password that way. If the
box is in a remote datacenter you can have the datacenter staff help you
with it or if they're like us, they can provide you with an IP-KVM so
that you can reboot the box and watch it go through POST and GRUB so you
can have virtual console access to it.
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