New connection has been rejected with reason: Authentication failed.


New Member
Oct 31, 2019
Hi Everyone,

I have three nodes setup in my environment. When I attempt to access a VM on another node, I am prompt with New connection has been rejected with reason: Authentication failed. I don't encounter this issue when accessing VM from another node. This problem appears to be on one node.

I checked my auth.log on the problematic machine. Please see below.
Received disconnect from port 56934:11. - disconnected by user
Disconnected from 10.10.10..10

Has anyone encounter this issue? I can still remote to my VMs, but I can't access them from one of my nodes.
Please disregard. I resolved this issue by recreating the ssh host_ecdsa files. It appears I was missing or few or recreated the wrong ones. I compared my pub/private keys to another existing system to verify my files were correct. After recreating the correct files, I restarted the ssh service.


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