ssh to a Solaris server may fail and display the message "no common kex alg"

(Doc ID 1516157.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 11.1 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Establishing a ssh(1) session towards a solaris server may fail, and display the message "no common kex alg: ...". Example:



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