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Old 07-18-2011
Account is locked or login administratively denied


When I am trying to do ssh to a server it shows below error.
Key setup is all good and it used to work well few days back. Now suddenly I am getting this error.

ssh -i <private_key> <id>@<hostname>
Received disconnect from <hostname> Account is locked or login administratively denied.

Can you please help how to resolve this error.

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Old 07-18-2011
You get that error when
1. the account has been aged off - password is expired
2. the account is locked

You have to get the account cleared (re-enabled) on the remote box. You cannot fix it on your end.
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