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Cisco Bug: CSCvv22531 - WLC refuses SSH connections

Last Modified

Aug 25, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controllers

Known Affected Releases

8.5(161.0)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
SSH connection attempts to the WLC fail immediately with any of the following messages at the SSH client:

"Connection reset by peer"

"ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host."

Output of "show loginsessions" and GUI don't show any active SSH session:

>show loginsession            

ID  User Name      Login Type  Connection From                                Idle Time     Session Time  
-- --------------- ----------  ---------------------------------------------  ------------  ------------  
00 admin            Serial      EIA-232                                        00:00:00      00:03:00

Conditions:
WLC operating normally with 85 days of uptime

Web GUI access and console working fine
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