Can't setup SSH connection to a repo in Bitbucket server

I have installed Bitbucket server behind nginx. Everything is working except SSH connections to my repository. If i try: 

git clone ssh://

I am getting the following error:

Cloning into 'news'...
ssh: connect to host port 7999: Operation timed out
fatal: Could not read from remote repository.
Please make sure you have the correct access rights
and the repository exists.

I have successfully enabled SSH in the settings page:

If i try to connect without mentioning port 7999 i am asked for a password, but none of them works. My Bitbucket server works behind nginx.

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Nov 01, 2016

Is port 7999 open on the server? You may have a firewall rule that prevents connections on that port. 

What do you get when you run the following?

ssh -p 7999 whoami 

I am getting timeout. But if i do that on a host machine i get permission denied (public key). So i've installed haproxy, but cannot set it up... god..

Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Nov 01, 2016

I just commented on the Stack Overflow question, try adding "mode tcp" to the front end. It seems to be defaulting to http.

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