Debug server prints debug messages on client

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Fri Feb 5 14:10:35 EST 2010

petesea at wrote:
> Last June I asked the following question, but didn't receive any responses:
> I just did the same test using openssh-5.3p1 and the results are the same.
> Is this a bug?  Or intentional?
> If it's a bug, I'll report it.   If it's intentional, any chance it 
> could be changed?  Or a server-side way to override it?

/path/to/sshd -De -o LogLevel=debug3 used to do it (although it looks 
like a debug3 leaked in there recently).

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