Oracle Linux: SSHD Service Fails to Start with Directive 'ciphers' is not allowed within a Match block
(Doc ID 2605369.1)
Last updated on JULY 28, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
sshd service fails to start with following error:
Oct 28 10:15:41 hostname sshd: /etc/ssh/sshd_config line 155: Directive 'ciphers' is not allowed within a Match block
Oct 28 10:15:41 hostname systemd: sshd.service: main process exited, code=exited, status=255/n/a
Oct 28 10:15:41 hostname systemd: Failed to start OpenSSH server daemon.
User added the 'Match' block in file /etc/ssh/sshd_config.
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