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Oracle Linux: SSHD Error "Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key" on Exadata Database Server (Doc ID 2617624.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


On Exadata Database Server, the sshd error message like below is repeatedly recorded in the messages log, showing that "error: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key".  This is most likely displayed after upgrading the Exadata Storage Server software.


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