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Old 02-13-2004, 01:07 PM   #1
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Distribution: Fedora
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Cannot ssh into Linux with external ip address

The problem I'm having is that I am unable to ssh into my linux box running fedora using the external ip address of the machine. I can do ssh gautam@localhost as well as ssh gautam@ address). However when I do ssh gautam( external ip address it says connection refused. I've also tried connecting from outside the network. I have port forwarding enabled on my router.

Thanks in advance.

ssh -v gautam@
OpenSSH_3.6.1p2, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090701f
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: Applying options for *
debug1: Applying options for *
debug1: Rhosts Authentication disabled, originating port will not be trusted.
debug1: Connecting to [] port 22.
debug1: connect to address port 22: Connection refused
ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection refused

THis is the output of my sshd_config

Port 22
#Protocol 2,1
#ListenAddress ::

# HostKey for protocol version 1
HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key
# HostKeys for protocol version 2
HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key
HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key

# Lifetime and size of ephemeral version 1 server key
KeyRegenerationInterval 3600
ServerKeyBits 768

# Logging
#obsoletes QuietMode and FascistLogging
SyslogFacility AUTH
SyslogFacility AUTHPRIV
LogLevel INFO

# Authentication:

LoginGraceTime 120
PermitRootLogin yes
StrictModes yes

RSAAuthentication yes
PubkeyAuthentication yes
AuthorizedKeysFile .ssh/authorized_keys

# rhosts authentication should not be used
RhostsAuthentication yes
# Don't read the user's ~/.rhosts and ~/.shosts files
IgnoreRhosts no
# For this to work you will also need host keys in /etc/ssh/ssh_known_hosts
RhostsRSAAuthentication yes
# similar for protocol version 2
HostbasedAuthentication no
# Change to yes if you don't trust ~/.ssh/known_hosts for
# RhostsRSAAuthentication and HostbasedAuthentication
IgnoreUserKnownHosts no

# To disable tunneled clear text passwords, change to no here!
PasswordAuthentication yes
PermitEmptyPasswords no

# Change to no to disable s/key passwords
ChallengeResponseAuthentication yes

# Kerberos options
#KerberosAuthentication no
#KerberosOrLocalPasswd yes
#KerberosTicketCleanup yes

#AFSTokenPassing no

# Kerberos TGT Passing only works with the AFS kaserver
#KerberosTgtPassing no

# Set this to 'yes' to enable PAM keyboard-interactive authentication
# Warning: enabling this may bypass the setting of 'PasswordAuthentication'
#PAMAuthenticationViaKbdInt no

#X11Forwarding no
X11Forwarding yes
X11DisplayOffset 10
X11UseLocalhost yes
#PrintMotd yes
PrintLastLog yes
KeepAlive yes
UseLogin no
UsePrivilegeSeparation yes
#PermitUserEnvironment no
#Compression yes

#MaxStartups 10
# no default banner path
#Banner /some/path
#VerifyReverseMapping no

# override default of no subsystems
Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-serv
Old 02-13-2004, 03:14 PM   #2
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Never mind the previous message. I got the problem figured out. My microsoft router was not actually doing port forwarding even though all the settings were correct.


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