Has anybody had any luck setting up networking services (ssh, etc) on a Spectrum wireless network?

apswartz Posts: 2 Spectator
edited November 2023 in Home Networking

I have been able to do this in the past but doing it now on Spectrum has been a head-scratching effort in frustration. Has anybody set this up -- specifically an ssh server that you can access internally on the wireless?

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  • William_M
    William_M Posts: 1,129 ✅ Verified Employee Moderator
    Answer ✓

    Hi @apswartz, welcome to our community!

    That's not something I can provide assistance with, but other users might be able to help if you provided information on the problem you are having such as software used, error messages, etc.


  • apswartz
    apswartz Posts: 2 Spectator

    I have a computer running Fedora. I have enabled the sshd server and have opened port 22. Using other computers, I can see the computer's IP (it is - which should be static and not dynamic). The results from my windows computer with the arp command produces the following...

    PS C:\Users\apswa> arp -a

    Interface: --- 0x13

     Internet Address   Physical Address   Type      4c-19-5d-39-24-c5   dynamic     e8-6f-38-94-d9-cb   dynamic     1c-53-f9-22-f2-88   dynamic     ff-ff-ff-ff-ff-ff   static

    But I cannot ssh into the computer. I get...

    PS C:\Users\apswa> ssh apswartz@

    ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection timed out

    Also, pinging the computer (or any other computer on the network) results in...

    Reply from Destination host unreachable.

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