Can't connect with PuTTY

Linode Staff

Whenever I try to connect to my Linode using PuTTY the connection fails and I get this error message: "expected key exchange group packet from server". How can I fix this?

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It seems like the might be 2 possible fixes for this:

  1. Update to the latest version of PuTTY.

  2. In PuTTY, go to Connections->SSH->KEX. Move "Diffie-Hellman group >exchange" to the bottom of the list and move "Diffie-Hellman group 14" >to the top of the list.


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