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Error : ssh: connect to host xxx.yyy.zz.abc port 252: Connection refused while Trying To Connect To BM Instance (Doc ID 2398883.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Restarted BM instance. Unable to connect via SSH:

ssh -i abcd -vvv opc@xxx.yyy.zz.abc -p 252
OpenSSH_7.6p1, LibreSSL 2.6.2
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 48: Applying options for *
debug2: ssh_connect_direct: needpriv 0
debug1: Connecting to xxx.yyy.zz.abc port 252.
ssh: connect to host xxx.yyy.zz.abc port 252: Connection refused

Cause

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