I am vey happy that I could solve most of my Linux related problems through OTN.Now I face problem while accesssing my OEL5.5 through putty the error message is "Network error : Connection refused. I can ping the machine but only the access throgh putty gives this error message.Could you please help me to solve this issue.Thanks in advance
Thanks for support. I installed open-ssh server.When I started as service ssh start, it ended with error message stating that " touch: cannot touch '/var/lock/subsys/sshd : no such file or directory". Could you please help me on this issue.
Edited by: 909033 on May 17, 2012 6:16 AM
OEL 5.5 comes with openssh-server installed by default. It should not be necessary to manually install, setup and start the ssh daemon.
What have you installed and how?
And what is the output of:
yum list openssh-server
service sshd status