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Re: ssh : connection to host refused

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: ssh : connection to host refused
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 18:22:11 -0500 (EST)

Lu Fang writes:
> I want to use CVS/SSH on windows2000. I have installed CVS under cygwin. and 
> I set
> export CVS_RSH=ssh
> export CVSROOT=":ext:address@hidden:/var/cvs"
> but whe I try to connect to my cvs repository, I always got the error msg:
> ssh : connection to host refused. connection failed.

That means there's no ssh server running on the server machine (or some
firewall is blocking access to it).

> Then I go to cvs connection troubleshooting page, i type
> rsh hostname cvs -v
> I still got the error :
> >hostname :connection refused
> rsh.exe: can't establish connection

Since you're using ssh to connect, not rsh, that test is meaningless. 
A valid test would be "ssh hostname".

-Larry Jones

I sure wish I could get my hands on some REAL dynamite. -- Calvin

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