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- From: Marco dot Rottigni at stonesoft dot com
- To: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 18:39:35 +0100
- Subject: Re: SSHD/
>From: "Max Bowsher" <email@example.com>
>Date: 05/02/2003 18.04.07
>Subject: Re: SSHD/
>> $ ssh-host-config -y
>> chmod: changing permissions of `/var/empty': Permission denied
>Worth investigating this.
$ ls -l /var
drwxr-xr-x+ 2 SYSTEM SYSTEM 0 Feb 4 17:02 empty
Permissions are already OK.
>> Privilege separation is set to yes by default since OpenSSH 3.3.
>> However, this requires a non-privileged account called 'sshd'.
>Does such an account exist? (In Windows and in /etc/passwd).
$ less /etc/passwd|grep sshd
User sshd exists also in Control Panel - Users and Passwords and has been
installed by the CygWin script as a Restricted User (Win2000 definition is
"Users can operate the computer and save documents, but cannot install
programs or make potentially damaging changes to the system files and
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