[Clug-tech] SSH Connection Rest by Peer Issue. Was: OT: Lil' NMap Help?
me at jonwatson.ca
Tue Jan 23 11:20:12 PST 2007
If I ever get in again I'll take a look :)
This seems to be more than just SSH, though. Like the box responds to
pings, but nothing else on any port for a period of time.
I'm suspecting the switch as only WAN connections go through the switch
and LAN connections have been fine. I'm going to take it out of the loop
when I get home.
Mark Carlson wrote:
> On 1/23/07, Jon <me at jonwatson.ca> wrote:
>> Seems as if have larger issues.
>> I was able to SSH in for a few minutes and was then punted with the
>> "connection reset by peer" message. NMap now returns no open ports just
>> like it did this morning until some random time that a few other people
>> tried to nmap it and it came up.
>> Anyone seen this before and
>> if so, any pointers on where I should be looking?
> I have seen "connection reset by peer" many times on boxes that have a
> small amount of RAM free (i.e. less than 5MB in the "-/+
> buffers/cache" row of the `free` command.) In that case, the kernel
> was killing the SSH daemon that was spawned to handle the client
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