Originally Posted by a.abdulna
One of our server while try to reach thru ssh we are getting like "ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host".
#ssh -v 10.71.173.37
" OpenSSH_4.3p2, OpenSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008
ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
Please help me to resolve this.
Did you try putting that error into Google first?? There are MANY different resolutions, but most center around either network or DNS issues.
You say NOTHING about the environment, whether this was ever working or not, what version/distro of Linux you're using (although we can GUESS that it's RHEL5), or if you're connection via a VPN, LAN, WAN, or over the Internet. And is this just one user, or ANY user? One workstation to that server, or ANY workstation? ALL of those things make a difference. If you tried to look this up, there are solutions:
And again, since you're using RHEL5, YOU NEED TO BE PAYING FOR IT, and need to contact RED HAT SUPPORT