[SOLVED] Failed password for invalid user" with ssh


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Sep 30, 2019
I am trying to access my server from another machine using SSH. I can ssh into the server using FileZilla without any problems but if I try it from the command line on the same machine I got "permission denied, please try again.". I then look into the auth.log file and there it was written "Failed password for invalid user" any idea what the issue can be?

Failed password for invalid user

you're giving a wrong username (which doesn't exist on server). command line syntax for ssh is: ssh username@server
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