Troubleshooting "Server refused our key"
(Doc ID 2204838.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2020
Applies to:Java Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When trying to connect to an Oracle Cloud Linux/UNIX-Like Instance through Open SSH, the SSH client returns: "Server refused our key"
Please note the following best practice: before you make any changes to the SSH config, start a second SSH session and ensure that it remains connected while you edit the settings. This second ssh session serves as a backup. If SSH access got lost without a backup session available, one can repair the SSH setting by following the procedure: Repairing Configuration or Restoring Access to the Linux PaaS or IaaS Underlying VM (Doc ID 2085512.1)
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