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EM 13c: Testing SSH Named Credentials Fails With Error: Failed to launch process: SSH_MSG_DISCONNECT: 2 Too many authentication failures for<user> (Doc ID 2724089.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2020

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 13.4.0.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

- Testing SSH Named Credentials from EM console fails with error: Failed to launch process: SSH_MSG_DISCONNECT: 2 Too many authentication failures for<user>

- Testing to login by the same keys using other tools like putty fail with: Server refused our key

- By debugging sshd login, the following errors are observed in /var/log/secure although correct permissions are granted on <home>/.ssh & <home>/.ssh/authorized_keys

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Cause

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