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Re: sshd won't start on FC4



Yes, sshd is running, but any attempts to connect from another host on
the network fail, and port scans reveal that there is nothing
listening on port 22.

I can live with telling sshd to only listen on IPV4 interfaces -- it
just doesn't seem like I should have to.

Patrick


On 9/26/05, replies-lists-redhat listmail innovate net
<replies-lists-redhat listmail innovate net> wrote:
> i believe that if you check you'll see that sshd is actually running.
> the error you got is a somewhat spurious ipv6 related issue, but it's
> running on ipv4.
>
>
> ------------ Original Message ------------
> > Date: Monday, September 26, 2005 02:16:04 PM -0700
> > From: patrick <gibblertron gmail com>
> > To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
> > Subject: sshd won't start on FC4
> >
> > I installed a fresh, minimal install of FC4 (picked Custom install,
> > and left out all extras). For some reason, sshd won't start. The logs
> > show:
> >
> > sshd[2658]: error: Bind to port 22 on 0.0.0.0 failed: Address already
> > in use.
> >
> > After some Googling, it seems that IPV6 is to blame, and adding
> > "AddressFamily inet" to /etc/ssh/sshd_config, seems to do the trick.
> > Someone said that it fails because it's trying to bind to port 22 on
> > IPV4 and IPV6 addresses, though I don't know enough about how that
> > works to confirm or deny that possibility.
> >
> > I find it extremely difficult to believe that sshd wouldn't work out
> > of the box for on Fedora, but I also don't see anything wrong with how
> > I installed it. I'm coming from a FreeBSD background, and I'm used to
> > these things just working. Am I missing something here?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Patrick
> >
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