From: David O'Callaghan (ocalladw at domain tcd.ie)
Date: Wed 11 Sep 2002 - 15:17:53 IST
On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 03:08:55PM +0100, Ciaran Johnston wrote:
> John Allman said:
> > John Allman wrote:
> > this is probably more helpful:
> > [john at domain local john]$ ssh -v remote.machine.there
> > SSH Version OpenSSH_2.3.0p1, protocol versions 1.5/2.0.
> > Compiled with SSL (0x0090581f).
> > debug: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
> > debug: Seeding random number generator
> > debug: ssh_connect: getuid 525 geteuid 0 anon 0
> > debug: Connecting to remote.machine.there [remote.machine.there] port
> > 22. debug: Seeding random number generator
> > debug: Allocated local port 893.
> > debug: Connection established.
> > ideas?
> Shot in the dark: Local port 893 is < 1024, which is a privileged port. Are
> you SSH'ing in as root? And does your machine accept remote connections
> from root? Or maybe SSH won't connect to ports < 1024? In any case, I
> reckon this is pretty suspect.
In that case, try the -P option which will allocate a non-privileged
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