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Restarting sshd Service Fails With Error "Bind to port 22 on failed: Address already in use" (Doc ID 2244307.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On Oracle Linux 7 starting sshd service reports following message, but the sshd access would be accessible.


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