[Rack] request for help to access a domain/ip on the internet

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Fri Aug 6 17:08:02 PDT 2010


On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 4:54 PM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
>
>
>   request for help.
>
>   sitting in noisebridge, using wifi, ip address  172.30.0.NN
> i cannot ssh to a machine that's sitting in a monkeybrains rack
> at 200 Paul St. the session connects and is instantly dropped.
>   repeatedly.
>
>   here's the set of error messages:
>
> jim at jim-laptop:~$ ssh -vv jim at systemateka.com
> OpenSSH_5.3p1 Debian-3ubuntu4, OpenSSL 0.9.8k 25 Mar 2009
> debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
> debug1: Applying options for *
> debug2: ssh_connect: needpriv 0
> debug1: Connecting to systemateka.com [208.69.42.165] port 22.
> debug1: Connection established.
> debug1: identity file /home/jim/.ssh/identity type -1
> debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type '-----BEGIN'
> debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type 'Proc-Type:'
> debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type 'DEK-Info:'
> debug2: key_type_from_name: unknown key type '-----END'
> debug1: identity file /home/jim/.ssh/id_rsa type 1
> debug1: Checking blacklist file /usr/share/ssh/blacklist.RSA-2048
> debug1: Checking blacklist file /etc/ssh/blacklist.RSA-2048
> debug1: identity file /home/jim/.ssh/id_dsa type -1
> ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host <-----!!
>
>   so from NB, same IP- (172.30.0.NN), i can ssh to a machine
> at servepath and from that machine ssh into the machine at
> 200 paul.
>   and from home (from 64.81.61.NN) i can ssh into the machine
> at 200 Paul.
>   i used to be able to ssh into the machine at 200 Paul from
> NB using ip address 172.30.0.NN until tuesday. now i cannot.
>
>   anything can be done to improve my lot? (in this respect.)

Did this behavior just crop up recently?

I recently switched us back to using Monkeybrains after having
Sonic.net configured for a while.

Either the remote server is disconnecting you, or something in-between
is causing your problem. Try and take a couple of packet captures from
your laptop and the remote machine (perhaps via Servepath) and see if
it becomes clear what's happening.


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