SFTP connection getting refused due to incorrect password (Doc ID 1529236.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

New SFTP connections are getting refused by the SFTP Server.

In the /var/log/messages of the client box we would be seeing messages as below

Changes

 The log will be written while user is trying to open a new ssh connection.

Cause

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