troubleshooting Question

Confused about WSL networking

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I am giving a try to Windows Subsystem for Linux on a Server 2019.

Overall thing have been relatively smooth so far and I am successfully running Ubuntu 18 - nice...

I am not sure to fully understand how networking is supposed to work. My understanding is that my Windows server is also an Ubuntu machine ?! I'd like to SSH from my LAN to my Ubuntu "instance" - I have disabled the Windows Firewall, made sure open SSH is active but I still can't seem to reach into the Ubuntu - I get

ssh admin@
ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection refused

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What am I missing here ?
Alexandre Takacs

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