ILOM Firmware Does Not Allow Loopback SSH Access

(Doc ID 2320698.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.1.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

ssh to loopback address doesn't work:

[root@ovcamn05r1 ~]# ssh root@169.254.182.76
ssh: connect to host 169.254.182.76 port 22: Connection timed out
[root@ovcamn05r1 ~]#

We can ping the loopback address:

[root@ovcamn05r1 ~]# ping 169.254.182.76
PING 169.254.182.76 (169.254.182.76) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 169.254.182.76: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.709 ms
64 bytes from 169.254.182.76: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.568 ms

Changes

 ILOM firmware is upgraded to a release newer than 3.2.4.

Cause

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