Connection reset by peer?

I’m getting this error when trying to ssh into my droplet:

ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer

I was able to login an hour ago, not sure what is going on.

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Add “-vv” to your ssh command will provide more debugging information. So: <br> <br><pre> <br>ssh -vv root@your.ip.address <br></pre> <br> <br>That should give you a better idea of what the real issue is here. If you continue to have problems accessing your droplet, please feel free to file a support ticket.