SFTP returns the error "Received message too long xxxxxxxxxx"

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Issue

Unable to sftp with an error "Received message too long xxxxxxxxxx".

# sftp user1@10.10.10.10
Connecting to 10.10.10.10....

user1@10.10.10.10's password: 
Received message too long 1952805748

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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