[ubuntu] Getting "connection refused" on ssh

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm trying to set up a webserver and am receiving connection refused errors when attempting to ssh into it. I followed the directions in this tutorial: Code: http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/php/how-to-setup-a-dedicated-web-serve... This has you install and configure a firewall called "shorewall". After following the directions (unless I missed something), I could connect through the internet and download web pages, but the ssh fails to work. I tried stopping the firewall service with sudo /etc/init.d/shorewall stop, and got a message to the effect that it was shutting do (HowTos)