Unable to Login via sshd "sshd[xxx]: Failed password for invalid user root from xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx port xxxx ssh2" (Doc ID 1957932.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2015

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

1. When trying to login via ssh, you will get the message "Access Denied" on your ssh client.

2. On the ssh server in /var/log/secure log file you will notice messages like:

 

Cause

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