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Troubleshooting Unable to ssh Into an OCI instance (Doc ID 2445856.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


There are a lot of potential causes for not being able to ssh in to an instance.  The most common are outlined here.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 Security list rule allowing TCP traffic for port 22
 Lost or deleted ssh key that corresponds to one configured on instance

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