Unable to ssh to a server- Receive error :Server refused to allocate pty
(Doc ID 1903444.1)
Last updated on MAY 09, 2018
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 HW2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Customer is getting the message below at the server side when an ssh is made:
Jul 2 00:22:39 t2000-syd04-c sshd: error: /dev/ptmx: Permission denied
Jul 2 00:22:39 t2000-syd04-c sshd: error: session_pty_req: session 0 alloc failed
and when they do ssh:
$ ssh -l user1 XX.XX.XX.XX
Oracle Corporation SunOS 5.10 Generic Patch January 2005
DISPLAY set to: "topaz.local:15
They also , see error in verbose mode as below:
Server refused to allocate pty
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