SSH and SCP Return Codes

  • 7021696
  • 07-Dec-2006
  • 26-Mar-2018

Environment

Reflection for HP version 13.0.4 through 14.0.3
Reflection for UNIX and OpenVMS version 13.0.4 through 14.0.3
Reflection for ReGIS Graphics version 13.0.4 through 14.0.3

Situation

This technical note lists the return codes for SSH and SCP.

Note: For a list of SSH or SCP return codes that apply to later Reflection versions, see KB 7021996.

For return codes that apply to the UNIX Client, see KB 7021956.

Resolution

To display the return code: Use echo %errorlevel% to display the return code after executing an SSH or SCP command.

SSH Return Codes

0
Operation was successful
1
Generic error, usually because invalid command line options or malformed configuration
2
Connection failed
65
Host not allowed to connect
66
General error in ssh protocol
67
Key exchange failed
68
Reserved
69
MAC error
70
Compression error
71
Service not available
72
Protocol version not supported
73
Host key not verifiable
74
Connection failed
75
Disconnected by application
76
Too many connections
77
Authentication cancelled by user
78
No more authentication methods available
79
Invalid user name

SCP Return Codes

0
Operation was successful
1
General error in file copy
2
Destination is not directory, but it should be
3
Maximum symlink level exceeded
4
Connecting to host failed.
5
Connection broken
6
File does not exist
7
No permission to access file.
8
General error in sftp protocol
9
File transfer protocol mismatch
10
No file matches a given criteria
65
Host not allowed to connect
66
General error in ssh protocol
67
Key exchange failed
68
Reserved
69
MAC error
70
Compression error
71
Service not available
72
Protocol version not supported
73
Host key not verifiable
74
Connection failed
75
Disconnected by application
76
Too many connections
77
Authentication cancelled by user
78
No more authentication methods available
79
Invalid user name

Additional Information

Legacy KB ID

This document was originally published as Attachmate Technical Note 2116.

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