boks_errlog shows errors similar to the following:

boks_sshd WARNING: line XXX: Bad configuration option:

boks_sshd WARNING: terminating, bad configuration options

Additionally, BoKS sshd fails to start and client attempts result in the following error:

Connection Refused

Resolution / Workaround

This condition will arise if an incorrect value is added to the $BOKS_etc/ssh/sshd_config file.

Check for recent changes to the sshd_config file that could be causing the problem. It could be that a variable was misspelled or there is some other syntax error.

NOTE: Some variables that are available in one version of sshd may not be available in other versions. For example, a new value introduced in sshd v5 could cause sshd v4 to fail. Make sure that any variables added to the sshd_config file are appropriate for the version of sshd being used.

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Last Modified On: June 28, 2019