TL;DR When defining networking on Proxmox 4 LXC containers, use an appropriate CIDR suffix (e.g. 24) - don’t use 32!
On my Proxmox 4 server I’m running a whole load of lovely LXC containers. Unfortunately, I had trouble connecting to them. From a client machine, I got the error
ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer On the server I was connecting to (which I could get a console for through the Proxmox GUI, or a session on using pct enter from the Proxmox host) I ran a SSHD process with debug to see what was happening: