Can't connect to dropplet via ssh/filezilla/anything

Posted June 19, 2018 1.3k views
UbuntuSecurityUbuntu 16.04Initial Server Setup

So I can’t connect to my droplets via ssh, filezilla, winscp and putty. I can only connect via console on digitalocean.

Get this error:

write: Connection reset by peer

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Hello, @aymanroshdy2019

You can use telnet or nmap to see if the port is actually open and if you’re able to receive connections on it:

telnet IPADDRESS 22

Using nmap you will see the open ports and the services listening on those ports. If 22/ssh is open you will see it.


Hope this helps.