Re: [Vserver] Failed to startup v_sshd

From: Christian Heim <>
Date: Wed 05 Jul 2006 - 17:14:37 BST
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On Wednesday 05 July 2006 14:31, Sergio Belkin wrote:
>Hi list:
>I don understand why it fails when v_sshd starts, this is
>the /var/log/messages:
>Jul 5 09:29:21 hibernia sshd[8430]: error: Bind to port 22 on
>failed: Cannot assign requested address.
>Jul 5 09:29:21 hibernia sshd[8430]: fatal: Cannot bind any address.
>Jul 5 09:29:21 hibernia sshd: startup succeeded

It fails because another process is already listening to (probably
on the host).

Try to bind your hosts sshd to Listen only to a single IP fex. by adding


to your hosts /etc/ssh/sshd_config file (or any other place depending on your
chosen distribution).

Restart sshd and try it again.

Christian Heim <>
Gentoo Linux Developer - vserver/openvz

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