"ERR sshd: error: no more sessions" issue

Praseed V Gopal praseed.gopal at gmail.com
Sat May 31 08:12:35 EST 2008

Hi Damein,

Thanks a lot!!
We've fixed the issue. The sessions were not closed properly in certain
exception conditions from Java code.
However it was with your help we fixed it.
BTW, I thing I'm wrong about bouncy castle.. :-)


On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Damien Miller <djm at mindrot.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 30 May 2008, Praseed V Gopal wrote:
> > Hi Damien,
> > Thanks for your reply.
> > One more question.
> > Doesn't the channel ever time-out after sending the close?
> > Or is it always required the channel to receive close from remote?
> Yes, the protocol says it must stay open until the other end closes it.
> Do note that your client is using session multiplexing. You might be able
> to work around this leak by making your client use one session per
> SSH connection (or some fixed maximum, e.g. 10).
> > BTW, I discussed with the Java person, he is using Ganymed-SSH2 Java
> library
> > (now bounty castle).
> > Is there any known  interoperability  issues  here?
> I'm not aware of any, but then again I wasn't aware that bouncycastle
> even had an SSH implementation...
> -d

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