putty lock up connecting to ssh_sshd

Jakob Cederlund <>
Mon Feb 20 13:59:17 CET 2006


The upcoming R10B-10 will have an ssh that handles putty. It's more than 
the version handling that is updated to support it. (ssh.com should also 
work) Some timeout issues and a couple of things with sftp will also  be 
fixed.

/Jakob Cederlund, the responsible person :-)


Lennart Ohman wrote:

>Hi,
>I have been experimenting with Putty too and found it not
>to work well (not at all) with the erlang ssh server.
>The main reasons seems to be that the putty terminal identifies
>it self as version 1.99 which should mean version 1 or 2 if I
>am not mistaken. But the server does not handle this. The
>responsible person in the OTP team is notified.
>
>/Lennart
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From:  [mailto:owner-erlang-
>>] On Behalf Of Serge Aleynikov
>>Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2006 3:43 PM
>>To: ke.han
>>Cc: erlang-questions
>>Subject: Re: putty lock up connecting to ssh_sshd
>>
>>Do you have the HOME environment variable set?  If not do set it to
>>point to some existing directory, before starting an SSH server.
>>
>>See if this helps.
>>
>>Serge
>>
>>ke.han wrote:
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>>>I am starting ssh_sshd on a freebsd 6 server running erlang (starting
>>>from yaws).
>>>
>>>1> ssh_sshd:listen(3322, [{user_passwords, [{"admin","admin"}]}]).
>>>{ok,<0.33.0>}
>>>
>>>I then go to my windows client and run putty, connecting to port 3322 on
>>>the appropriate ip.
>>>I receive the username and admin prompts to which I respectively reply
>>>admin and admin.
>>>My terminal responds by showing my the erlang shell as expected but then
>>>putty accepts no further input.  Its simply locked up.
>>>
>>>The erlang server does not show any errors (until I close putty and get
>>>a disconnect).
>>>
>>>I have also tried to log in from a windows erlang shell with:
>>>
>>>ssh_ssh:connect("192.168.1.4", 3322, []).
>>>
>>>
>>>This first asks me if I want to accept the host address to which I reply
>>>"y". Then I get the following error on my erlang windows shell:
>>>
>>>** exited: {error,enoent} **
>>>
>>>
>>>again, no errors on the server shell.
>>>If I do the same thing with the server name mapping instead of the ip, I
>>>get the same results.
>>>
>>>Anyone else experience this?
>>>thanks, ke han
>>>
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