As DevOps or IT professionals, people may ask us why they can’t ssh to servers. It happens from time to time. Isn’t right? Not much fun. Just routine work.
Want to ease the pain and burden? Let’s examine common ssh failures together. Next time forward this link to your colleagues, if useful. People may be able to identify the root cause all by themselves, or be efficient in collecting all necessary information, before turning to us.
It’s not something fancy or difficult. Just not everyone posses enough information or experience about this. As DevOpsers, we shouldn’t stand in the way for any process. Let’s empower people with a simple and easy guide.
Here are Common SSH Failures sorted by frequency.