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Re: OpenSSH Strangeness on Windows 2000

Lee Thompson wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Nov 2000 21:31:01 +0100, you wrote:
> > Lee Thompson wrote:
> > > sshd.exe seems to start ok if I invoke it as a console application.   As a
> > > service it seems to launch and then exit without any sign of an error.   I've
> > > tried having it run under LocalSystem (SYSTEM) and under a user with the
> > > proper rights established with no change in behavior.    Nothing else is
> > > listening on the port.
> >
> > You're using ntsec. Check the ownership of all ssh related files.
> > The host key files have to be owned by system or any user which
> > has the cygwin uid 0. The private host key file has to have at least
> > permission 0600.
> > This is documented in /usr/doc/Cygwin/openssh-2.3.0p1.README
> Unfortunately, the problem persists.

Did you add the directory which contains cygwin1.dll (typically
C:\Cygwin\bin) to your systems environment variable $PATH? And
did you reboot afterwards?


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