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New clean server CentOS 5.5 x64

I installed SSHD following the instructions here. http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/centos-ssh/

When I try to login to the server with PuTTY however I get the output below.

SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_4.3
                   [cursor here]

Cursor stuck out to the side. If I hit enter the remote closes the connection?

Am expecting to get

Login as:[cursor]
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Please configure your PuTTY session to use Port 22 for SSH connections.

(it sounds like you have Port 23 set at the moment)

enter image description here

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#facepalm - thanks I have Telnet selected :| –  dave.zap Jul 30 '14 at 0:40

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