Timeout When Using Cloud 66 Deployment

Posted January 13, 2014 3k views
Hi, I'm using Cloud 66 to do Ruby on Rails deployment. For some time (few hours) I was able to login to this server from my development machine using SSH. So I've added my public key to authorized_keys, verified that it's working - and went do something else. When I came back (after few hours) and I wanted to SSH to machine once again - I'm getting timeout. rience:plusnow rience$ ssh -vvv root@ OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh_config line 20: Applying options for * debug2: ssh_connect: needpriv 0 debug1: Connecting to [] port 22. debug1: connect to address port 22: Operation timed out ssh: connect to host port 22: Operation timed out

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Hi there

Khash from Cloud 66 here. Could it be the firewall blocking you from SSH access to your box? (

Alternatively, the SSH attack protection might block your access after a few repeated failed attempts from the same IP address. This should be open in around 10 minutes.

Please feel free to contact us at if you need any help.
Was there any resolution to this?
Same problem for me as well. About 6 hours after install I lost ssh connection to server using same account and private key as Cloud66. Firewall is fine as we haven't made any changes and connect to other machines freely on same subnet. Ping and web work fine as well. Cloud66 works beautifully still but I need to get on the box for the logs and cron jobs.
I missed the fact that Cloud66 setup it's own firewall. This did the trick: