sshd startup error on SCO SR6

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Thu Nov 23 09:57:31 EST 2006

philip at wrote:
> Roger Cornelius <rac at> wrote:
>>   debug1: Bind to port 22 on ::.
>>   Bind to port 22 on :: failed: Network is unreachable.
>>   debug1: Bind to port 22 on
>>   Server listening on port 22.
> Perhaps you don't have any IPv6 addresses
> configured? I'm pretty sure that the defaults these days are to try
> to bind to IPv6 addresses. Try adding "ListenAddress" to
> sshd_config and start sshd again.

You can also tell sshd to ignore IPv6 addresses ("AddressFamily inet" in 
sshd_config or start ssh with the "-4" command line option).

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