ssh sessions to Solaris 9 sshd hang or do not complete when /etc/motd exceeds 1024 bytes and sshd_config contains "PrintMotd yes" (Doc ID 1910836.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 9 9/05 HW U9 [Release 9.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Unable to complete the ssh login process.  The login process hangs sometime after username or username and password are entered.  ssh sessions fail.

Cause

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