SSH from RHEL 9 to RHEL 6 systems does not work

Solution Verified - Updated -


Trying to open a SSH session from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 (RHEL 9) client to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6) OpenSSH server fails with the following error message:

ssh_dispatch_run_fatal: Connection to port 22: error in libcrypto


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 - using DEFAULT crypto policy
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • openssh-server-5.3p1-124.el6_10.x86_64

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