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Re: socket() function fails when application runs as an NT service.
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Tom Cashmore <Tom dot Cashmore at mindbox dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 02:40:43 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: socket() function fails when application runs as an NT service.
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sun, 15 Sep 2002, Tom Cashmore wrote:
> Hi im having a strange problem with an application im writing using cygwin
> (v1.3.12-1 On win2k Sp3). If the application is run as a console app (Ie
> started from a cmd window) its able to open sockets (socket function returns
> a valid handle) but when the application is run as an NT service it is
> unable to succesfuly open sockets (Ie the socket function returns 0). Even
> if i place a socket function before the call to StartServiceCtrlDispatcher
> the socket function will still return a 0. This happens with the service
> running as both system and local admin. Im pretty much stumped and am hoping
> that someone else may have been able to resolve this problem in the past.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
> Tom Cashmore
The standard services, such as sshd, seem to be handling sockets on a
daily basis. Perhaps there's a hint in the source of sshd?
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