SSH Connection fail with "fatal: no hostkey alg" or "fatal: no matching cipher found". (Doc ID 1633094.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Unable to connect to SSH Server with following error messages at connecting from SSH Client.

 

Cause

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