OpenSSH 5.1p1 - trouble connecting to ILO board

Matt Anderson mra at
Tue Sep 9 21:15:25 EST 2008

Konstantin Belousov wrote:
> Hello,
> Recently, the FreeBSD base system OpenSSH was upgraded to
> OpenSSH_5.1p1 FreeBSD-20080901, OpenSSL 0.9.8e 23 Feb 2007
> Before the upgrade, with
> OpenSSH_4.5p1 FreeBSD-20061110, OpenSSL 0.9.7e-p1 25 Oct 2004
> I had no troubles connecting to the ssh server built-in into the
> HP Proliant G5 ILO management board, authenticating by id_dsa,
> v2 protocol. On that board, ssh server greets with SSH-2.0-mpSSH_0.0.1
> string.
> Does anybody have similar problems ? Any idea what could be the problem ?

I've had similar problems for years.  Looking around a while ago I found 
the suggestion to `unset LANG` and also make sure agent forwarding is 
disabled.  Once I've done both of those things I normally can connect to 
an iLO.


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