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sshd Logs "error: could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ed25519_key" (Doc ID 2583907.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 sshd logs error message like below on each ssh connection is established:

Aug 30 13:59:18 <hostname> sshd[<PID>]: error: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ed25519_key

Changes

 try login to the server via ssh.

Cause

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