Putty SSH Connection: Network Error: Software Caused Connection Abort

February 13, 2019 4.1k views
Networking Logging

Hello community !!!

I’ve always had ssh access.

Yesterday I tried to change my root password and during the change I was disconnected, I still had not finished changing the password.

Today I can no longer connect ssh using “Putty” software, now the message “Network Error: Software Caused Connection Abort” appears. I´ve tried to connect with others computers (using “Putty” and “mRemote” softwares) on my local network and appear the same message.

What should I do ?

Thank you!

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As JustSomeTech suggested you could rest your password via your console. You can follow the steps on how to do that here as well:



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