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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Operation timed out

I usually connect to any droplet using ssh and works normally. Somehow it stopped working and I keep getting the following error: ssh_exchange_identification: read: Operation timed out Any idea what caused this issue?


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@majidhassan @getsavi16 I managed to access the droplet but this is not a final fix so this may help you until the issue is solved.

  1. Reset droplet root password
  2. Use Opera Developer version and enabling VPN
  3. Login to digitalocean and open the droplet’s console access
  4. Login using username and the password sent by email.

The console works perfectly without any lagging

Same problem here in Egypt, I have tried a couple of different ISPs but in vain

Welcome to Egypt !

Same issue here, Was working fine past week then stopped then worked again, and now stopped again :)