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ssh: connect to host ***.**.**.** port 22: Operation timed out

Yesterday I created a droplet. Tried to connect through the console, but gives this message : ssh: connect to host ...* port 22: Operation timed out. I’m from Ukraine. Server took in London.

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I had a similar issue twice with two different droplets. Rebooting the server helped in both cases.

Login to your DigitalOcean dashboard and access the droplet via the Console Access. If you’re able to login there, just enter the following command to reboot

sudo reboot

If you cannot login, then use the Power Cycle button instead.

Hope this helps someone :)

I also had a similar problem. Was getting connection timed out all the time. :(

On using the Power Cycle, as pointed out by @tamara worked for me. :)

I tried the powercycle stuff but that didn’t work, so I used the recovery console on the digital ocean dashboard to ssh into my ubuntu server then i ran a command i saw from one of the comments above.

sudo ufw allow 22/tcp

And then i was now able to ssh into my server from my local computer again