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[ale] strange ssh



Will dig. System royally overheated a month back. This could be fallout
from that with RAM failure. Memtest right after cool down was OK but the
temp was high enough to do damage (155F)
On Feb 27, 2014 11:23 PM, "David Tomaschik" <david at systemoverlord.com>
wrote:

> Does the disconnect occur with a MAC error?  I had a system causing
> disconnects with MAC errors, occasionally couldn't connect due to a bad
> handshake, etc, turned out the RAM was bad...  Makes me wonder what got
> corrupted that didn't have SSH's level of integrity checking.
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 3:10 PM, Jim Kinney <jim.kinney at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On a closed, private network segment, I've started seeing odd behavior
>> between 2 systems. ssh connections drop and a reconnect shows the "Wrong
>> host key - man in the middle attack" error.
>>
>> *****The fingerprint it shows is the correct one for the host! *****
>>
>> This failure bounced around through 3 machines yesterday and is now only
>> hitting a single cluster node. If I keep trying the ssh connection, I will
>> eventually connect correctly. It won't stay up longer than about 10 minutes.
>>
>> I've done all the usual checks for security issues, file-system
>> corruption and network gremlins (yep - still there but not involved in this
>> that I can tell). I've reboot the affected systems (last ditch effort).
>>
>>
>> The last change to the environment was to join two switches, network A
>> was the affected network connection to network B, the IPMI network on a
>> totally different LAN segment (Thanks Dell for being too cheap for
>> dedicated IPMI ports).
>>
>> I'm going to disconnect that last connection to see if it goes away. In
>> the meantime, any ideas?
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