SSH within local network

Brandon Stout bms at
Sat Dec 13 16:49:08 MST 2008

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Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> Joshua Lutes wrote:
>> I can ssh over
>> the internet, but I can't ssh just within my local network to
>> 192.168.2.x.  I'm not sure what I need to do to be able to just use my
>> local network, which I think will be much, much faster.
> It sounds like one of two possibilities:
> 1. a firewall issue
> 2. ssh server is not installed, or enabled.
> Which distributions are you running?  Is either of them Ubuntu?  Last
> time I installed Ubuntu 8.10, the ssh client was installed, but the
> ssh server was not, by default.  If that is the case then:
>  $ sudo apt-get install openssh-server
> You can see if there are any firewall rules by checking iptables:
>  $ sudo iptables --list
> KEnneth
Another thing to look at:

Are you trying to connect using the direct IP, or using a hostname?  If
you are using a hostname, try the direct IP just to see if you've got a
mis-entry in your hosts file.

Brandon Stout
Stout Hosting LLC

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