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Issue with starting SSH in AIX 6.1

I recently upgraded the openssl version on AIXX 6.1 server.

The install went fine.

But now I'm unable to start new ssh sessions from puty to the server and I'm getting the error "Connection Refused".

But I have one putty terminal open which is active.

I tried the command startsrc -s sshd and it returns a new pid but I'm not able to start new sessions.

I tried the following command too and it gives the foll error:

root:stud -> $ /usr/sbin/sshd -de
exec(): 0509-036 Cannot load program /usr/sbin/sshd because of the following errors:
        0509-150   Dependent module /opt/freeware/lib/libcrypto.a(libcrypto.so.0) could not be loaded.
        0509-152   Member libcrypto.so.0 is not found in archive

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And sshd is inoperative.

root:stud -> $  lssrc -s sshd
Subsystem         Group            PID          Status
 sshd             ssh                           inoperative

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How can I resolve this issue.
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gheist

8/22/2022 - Mon
John Pope

Hi

I've seen this when the version of openssl isn't the version sshd is expecting.

If you updated openssl perhaps the sshd needs updating too.

Check the versions and update if necessary.

Cheers

JP
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GAUTAM

@popesy: Thanks for the reply.

Before I had installed the same openssl package long time back and due to server crash everything got corrupted.

Previously when I installed this It has worked without installing any additional packages.

I'm not sure why this is occurring now on the same server when I try to install the same software I has successfully installed before.
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