Can not access the server via SSH because of Resource temporarily unavailable

September 3, 2018 1.3k views
FAQ Ubuntu 16.04

I just implemented a droplet. However, I could not access the server via SSH, though the SSH server had been successfully installed and ran with a charm. The message output from my local ssh client is Resource temporarily unavailable, nothing else. I had gone through the troublesome from our website, but cannot solve the problem. My server is almost blank with only a few services running. Please help!

1 Answer

Hey friend,

I would check the web-based console in this case and see if you have any output on there. Check for any memory errors or disk space issues. When you least expect them, they tend to be the things that creep up the most.


  • Hi, I solved the problem by moving to a newly created droplet. The cause should be the specific IP of my former droplet.

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