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Can't SSH to sandbox using Putty

  • #38193
    Gaurav Singh

    I have installed hortonworks sandbox-1.3 on Oracle Virtual box on my windows machine.
    The VM comes up without any problem. I can also access the http URL through browser ( and login with “hue” user.
    The problem is, when i do an ssh through putty on the given port (, there is no response coming up. It’s not even asking back for user/pass but simply hangs.

    Pressing Ctrl+F5 in the VM lands me on the login screen and i am able to login to that but SSH is not getting connected.

    Anybody came across any such issue ?
    Any suggestions are welcome or if i might be missing something then please share.

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  • #38209

    Hi Guarav,

    Can you telnet to on port 2222 ?



    Gaurav Singh

    Hi Dave, Thanks for the response.
    I tried “telnet 2222” from command prompt. It’s getting stuck the same way it’s being in case of SSH.


    Hi Guarav,

    If you use VMWare Player and use our sandbox for this, do you have the same issues?




    Hi Dave,

    I have successfully used : 2222 in putty to do SSH to Hortonworks Sandbox. But if I have two hortonworks sandbox VMs, how to SSH them both individually on : 2222 ?


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