[Live-demo] allowing ssh connections

Brian Hamlin maplabs at light42.com
Wed Apr 13 09:07:28 PDT 2011

A colleague of mine and I worked on this problem further..
we removed openssh-server and the previously generated keys,
   reinstalled and re-gen'd   and it worked

The previous problem had to do with not being able to read the keys 
So, no clear path to resolution, but now working here..


On Apr 12, 2011, at 10:55 AM, Brian Hamlin wrote:

> I have installed the LiveDVD 4.5 FOSSGIS Master onto a new machine 
> using the installer option at boot time
> the machine reboots into the Live system as expected
> it is on a local network with DHCP, so it gets an address as expected
> however, when I go to ssh in from another machine, I get
>    connection closed by  <addr>
> I check that openssh-server is installed, which it is..
> hmmm... checking iptables shows no rules defined
> so I try
>   iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ssh -j ACCEPT
> listing iptables rules shows the new rule, but
> now, ssh from another machine returns
>   Read from Socket failed: Connection reset by peer
> Oh Yeah - the wiki FAQ !
> so I go to .. hmm where is it?? hunt around the wiki for the right 
> combination of
> Live Demo keywords
> then,  in the ssh part of this FAQ I see the part about keygen
> I build an rsa and dsa style key as shown and reboot the machine from 
> the hard disk
> but still no ssh connection!?
> nmap shows ports 22  80  8009  8080  open
> So, there is something simple I am missing?
> How can I direct the new Live system to accept ssh?!
> whatever this is should *definitely* be documented
>   -Brian
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