I created a new instance of a Gentoo AMI (
Both Status Checks passed (both system and instance reachability passed).
I know the Key Pair Name is correct, because I used the same keys to connect to the default Amazon Linux (
This is what the verbose mode of SSH says (replaced the IP info with 22.214.171.124)
hobbes3@hobbes3:~/.ssh$ ssh -v firstname.lastname@example.org OpenSSH_5.6p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8r 8 Feb 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /Users/hobbes3/.ssh/config debug1: Applying options for * debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config debug1: Applying options for * debug1: Connecting to ec2-99-99-99-99.compute-1.amazonaws.com [126.96.36.199] port 22. debug1: connect to address 188.8.131.52 port 22: Operation timed out ssh: connect to host ec2-99-99-99-99.compute-1.amazonaws.com port 22: Operation timed out
Is there something else I can do to see what the problem could be? Because operation timing out is a very vague output.