SSH Plugin compatibility with Linux


We are trying to connect Jenkins with Red Hat Linux using SSH plugin. We are able to connect with Linux version 6.9 but not with version 7.9.

Can someone help on this ? Is there any compatibility issue ? Or is there any other way, we can achieve this ?

Sagar Raj

Hi there,

“it doesn’t work” is always hard to remote debug. Try to always include these 3 things.

  1. what did you try? (Code samples, command lines, screenshots, videos, etc)
  2. what did happen? (Error messages, description, outputs, stuff)
  3. what did you expect to happen?

Otherwise, it’s hard for us to get into your context and you’ll have to have someone who is exactly knowledgeable come along.


  1. I have installed the SSH plugin and trying to test the connection with Linux Server.
  2. Server A is RedHat Linux 6.9 - with this test connection is successfull.
  3. Server B is RedHat Linux 7.9 - with this test connection is just trying only and in command prompt, it is asking for “Kerberos username”.

Server B is likely configured to only allow login from Kerberos users. You’ll need to discuss with the administrators of that system to see why they require a Kerberos user.