Try using

ssh -vvv

Gives you a verbose debugging

you could check if you could connect to yourself

ssh @127.0.0.1

../thanks
ilaiy

On 12/27/05, Waitman Gobble wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have installed openssh4.2p1 on a Fedora server.
>
> I cannot seem to connect to the thing using openssh from the command
> line (ssh or sftp) of any other fedora or cygwin server, and I cannot
> connect using PuTTY on a Windows machine.
>
> It always seems to do this:
> debug1: Next authentication method: keyboard-interactive
> Connection closed by...
>
> and it's a done deal.
>
> I don't see *anything* at all in the /var/log/messages or
> /var/log/secure when this happens. Only if a connection is made and
> authentication is successful, or denied. But nothing when it just bombs.
>
>
> Normally that tells me that I obviously didn't build something correct...
>
> However, I can connect using an sftp client (webdrive) and I can connect
> using SecureCRT ( VanDyke ). So it is kinda strange.
>
> I did have to add the "-ldl" in the Makefile library section to get it
> to link. I have seen some other people have troubles and questions
> building 4.2 but didn't see much in replies.
>
> That seemed like it linked properly, but maybe that was my boo-boo ;-)
>
> Any ideas to help troubleshoot would be appreciated.
>
> Thank you
>
> Waitman Gobble
>
>