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Solaris SSH client cannot connect to SecureStack


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Article ID: 5747

Products
SecureStack C2
SecureStack B2
SecureStack A2

Operating Systems
Solaris

Protocols/Features
SSH

Symptoms
Solaris SSH client cannot connect to SecureStack
Cli error message "padding error: need 8 block 16 mod 8"
Syslog error message "SSHD[138521160]: ssh_threads.c(646) 3514 %% SSHD: read_pkt failed: S_errno_EPIPE"

Cause
Permitting this product combination (regardless of versioning) to function together requires additional encryption configuration.

Solution
FAD (Functions as Designed)

On the Solaris machine, using a login with root privilege, add the following lines to file
code:
/etc/ssh/ssh_config
:

code:
Cipher 3des

code:
Ciphers blowfish-cbc

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