[CentOS] ssh error in /var/log/secure

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 10:20:31 UTC 2008

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 2:36 AM, Michael A. Peters <mpeters at mac.com> wrote:

> Anyway - while the server is working on the new port and I can connect, I
> noticed this error:
> Oct  4 09:01:25 li34-4 sshd[2305]: Server listening on :: port 1294.
> Oct  4 09:01:25 li34-4 sshd[2305]: error: Bind to port 1294 on
> failed:
> Address already in use.
> Is that caused by a mis-configuration on my part?
> The only change I made to sshd was the Port directive (root login was
> already disabled in the xen image I started from)
> It looks like it is listening on the port and then trying to bind to the
> port a second time.

This has to do with ipv6.  google shoud give you more details.  :-)


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