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cannot ssh to a centOS 4.9 server

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Last Modified: 2015-10-19
I have an old centOS 4.9 Server. I cannot ssh to it.

it's a vmware server, I can use console to log into the server as root. I checked the sshd service, it's on, I checked the iptables service, it's off.

I checked the .ssh folder under root and can only find one file called known_hosts. no other files found under the same folder, even no config file.

anyone can help me with this,thanks.
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