[CentOS] sshd problems

Gerald Waugh gwaugh at frontstreetnetworks.com
Sat Oct 29 03:18:07 UTC 2005

> For some reason ssh has stopped working.  Its been a good 
> while since I
> tried to login remotely so I figure an upgrade is probably to 
> blame as it
> was working some time ago.
> This is the only error I see when sshd is started:
> Oct 28 21:55:52 sshd[7137]: Server listening on :: port 22.
> Oct 28 21:55:52 sshd[7137]: error: Bind to port 22 on failed:
> Address already in use.
> What does this mean?

It probably means sshd is already running.
  ps aux | grep sshd
  netstat -tupan | grep sshd
Then maybe 
  service sshd restart


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