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RE: Invoker question

  I have never, with srvany or firedaemon, ever needed the "-D" option.
If you read the web page on invoker from the authors, Win2k is untested.
I attempted to set up sshd with invoker just as I have with srvany and
firedaemon and got the same error you were.  Honestly, I think it's a
Win2k compatibility issue because, even with the Win2k Service errors,
invoker DOES kick off sshd.  I can connect, but Win2k sees the service
as stopped.


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Karl M
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2001 8:12 PM
Subject: Re: Invoker question

Hi All...

I will now answer my own question.

sshd wants (I could hear it talk to me) the -D option to be provided
run as a service (SrvAny, Invoker, ...) on WinNT/Win2000. The -D option 
prevents sshd from forking and detaching (which is a good thing in the
world). Instead, the process stays under the control of the service
(SrvAny, Invoker, ...), so it can be stopped and started at will.

I have tested this with SrvAny. I believe it will resolve the problem I
with Invoker as well. I will check it tomorrow.



>From: "Karl M" <>
>Subject: Invoker question
>Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 13:33:22 -0800
>Hi All...
>I'm using Invoker to install sshd as a service on a win2k box.
>I set it up to automatically start sshd when the machine boots up.
>It works fine, except that it shows the service as stopped even though 
>started and so it won't let you stop the service. Attempting to start
>service again results in the Overlapped I/O error message that I have
>mentioned in this mailing list.
>Is this an inherent limitation of invoker (with win2k?) or do I need to

>set things up differently?
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