why my VPS RTO

👤 Starting a new connection to: “” port “22” ⚙️ Starting address resolution of “” ⚙️ Address resolution finished ⚙️ Connecting to “” port “22” 😨 Connection failed: connection timed out. No more addresses to try.

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November 20, 2022

Hello @kibafemo3

Do you have a Firewall configuration that restricts access on port 22?

A connection timeout means that the client attempted to establish a network socket to the SSH server, but the server failed to respond within the timeout period.

Here are some steps you can take to troubleshoot this error.

  • Verify that the host IP address is correct for the Droplet.
  • Verify that your network supports connectivity over the SSH port being used. Some public networks may block port 22 or custom SSH ports. You can do this by, for example, testing other hosts using the same port with a known working SSH server. This can help you determine if the issue isn’t specific to your Droplet.
  • Verify the Droplet firewall rules. Check that they’re not set to a default policy of DROP and the port is not added to allow connections.


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