SSH with debug to troubleshoot any connection issues

ssh -v jsmith@remotehost.example.com
Sometimes it is necessary to view debug messages to troubleshoot any SSH connection issues. pass -v (lowercase v) option to the ssh as shown below to view the ssh debug messages.
Sample Output
debug: SshConfig/sshconfig.c:2838/ssh2_parse_config_ext:
Metaconfig parsing stopped at line 3.

debug:
SshConfig/sshconfig.c:637/ssh_config_set_param_verbose:
Setting variable ?VerboseMode? to ?FALSE?.

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By: ankush108
2012-06-26 16:11:35

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