I resized my droplet and now I can't SSH into the box.

  • Posted August 22, 2014

I created an Ubuntu LAMP droplet and set it up with a website. I resized it last night using the interface and since then I have been unable to ssh into the new droplet, I get a “Connection refused”.

Its online as it is currently serving the website and I can still gain access using the access console but I have been unable to get ssh to work again.

This is what I’m currently looking at. Maybe the resizing process crated an ip address conflict?

Need some help.


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I doubt the IP changed, because otherwise you wouldn’t be able to access the site.

Is the ssh daemon running? ps xa | grep sshd should list it.