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Connection timed out

On fresh droplet if i execute next commands:

hex@pcname:~$ ssh -i /home/hex/.ssh/id_rsa_2023digitalocean root@0.0.0.0
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~# sudo apt update
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~#
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~# sudo ufw app list
Available applications:
  Nginx Full
  Nginx HTTP
  Nginx HTTPS
  OpenSSH
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~# sudo ufw allow 'Nginx HTTP'
Rules updated
Rules updated (v6)
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~# sudo ufw status
Status: inactive
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~# sudo ufw enable
Command may disrupt existing ssh connections. Proceed with operation (y|n)? y
Firewall is active and enabled on system startup
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-fra1-01:~# sudo reboot

it is impossible to ssh -i /home/hex/.ssh/id_rsa root@0.0.0.0

back into my droplet, why? throws connection timed out


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KFSys
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August 9, 2023

Hey @829d98972d174aa580234614f3,

Your Firewall is not allowing access on port 22 which is your SSH. You’ll need to use the Recovery Console and allow connections on port 22 as well.

The Recovery Console provides out-of-band access and is available regardless of your network settings. It emulates the access you would have if you were sitting down with a keyboard and monitor attached to the actual server. You can use this feature to log in and revert bad settings to regain normal access.

More on that here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/recovery/recovery-console/

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