Recently lost the ability to ssh into my FreeBSD droplets. I have two and neither works. I rely on ipfw inside my droplets but to my knowledge have not set up any firewall on the DO side.

I’m sure there’s an easy explanation but I can’t find it.

Thanks for your time.

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Hello, @davewrobison

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.

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