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ssh Prompts "reverse mapping checking getaddrinfo failed - POSSIBLE BREAK-IN ATTEMPT!" (Doc ID 1943617.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

[root@host1 ~]# ssh <host2_IP_Address>
reverse mapping checking getaddrinfo for host2.<named_reverse_zone_name> [host2's_IP_Address] failed - POSSIBLE BREAK-IN ATTEMPT!
root@host2's_IP_Address's password:

 


 

Cause

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