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# 1  
Old 09-04-2013
Ssh Connection refused port 22

Hello everybody,

I'm a begginer using Solaris so I really need your help. I'm trying to copy a file using scp from a Red Hat Linux 6 server to an Oracle Solaris 11 machine and all i get is an error "" ssh: connection to host <HOST_IP> port 22: Connection refused lost connection.

Thanks for the help
# 2  
Old 09-04-2013
No amount of opening ports will allow you to connect if sshd isn't actually running on the sun system.
# 3  
Old 09-05-2013
On Solaris machine check if sshd is running:
Code:
svcs -p /network/ssh

If it is disabled then you must enable it
Code:
svcadm enable /network/ssh

If you still have problem, then check /etc/ssh/sshd_config
There is PermitRootLogin parameter. It must be "yes" to allow root login via ssh.
After modifying config file you must reload sshd.
Code:
svcadm refresh /network/ssh

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# 4  
Old 09-05-2013
Still nothing

Thanks GP81! I've just did what you told me. I've check the service and the result is:

STATE TIME FMRI
maintenance Sep_03 svc:/network/ssh:default


I also checked the parameter PermitRootLogin and it's already in Yes.
However i've refreshed the service and it still doesn't work.

Any other idea?
# 5  
Old 09-05-2013
Run svcs -xv to get the log file location for the service that's failing. Review the logs and troubleshoot the error. You may also try svcadm -clear <svcname> to clear the error status before you refresh.
# 6  
Old 09-10-2013
Why don't you use FTP?
# 7  
Old 09-10-2013
Is Root a set as a role?

even if
Code:
PermitRootLogin

is set to yes

if /etc/user_attr has

Code:
root::::type=role

set then RBAC is enabled and you won't be able to ssh in as root.

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