ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host (Doc ID 2131215.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

There are problems with having concurrent scp sessions, and while attempting to connect via ssh or scp the following error occurs:

ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host

Cause

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