Process sshd Dies with Error Message "sshd[<pid>]: fatal: Couldn't obtain random bytes (error <number>)" (Doc ID 2003047.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 2.6.18 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Process sshd dies with error message "sshd[<pid>]: fatal: Couldn't obtain random bytes (error 604389476)"

Cause

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