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Re: ssh-host-config requires cygminires.dll

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, a12 wrote:

> Hello Cygwin users,
> I have installed openssl and openssh. Host configuration with:
> cd /bin
> ssh-host-config -y
> tells me about missing cygminires.dll
> Thereafter the configuration continues:
> [snip]
> Host configuration finished. Have fun!
> Then I start the sshd service:
> cygrunsrv -S sshd
> which errors off with:
> cygrunsrv: Error starting a service: QueryServiceStatus: Win32 error 1062:
> The service has not been started.
> Where do I find cygminires.dll ?

As always, the Cygwin package search page at <>
has the answer.  Install the "minires" package.

However, you shouldn't have to, because openssh requires minires anyway.
Did you, by chance, unselect it when you installed openssh via setup?  In
general, it's a *bad* idea to unselect anything setup chooses to
automatically install, unless you know exactly what you're doing.

> How do I make cygrunsrv to start sshd correctly ?

The two problems are most likely related.  Install "minires" and try

> Belows follows output from 'cygcheck -svr':

For the future, please include this output as an *attachment*, not inline
as you did, as requested in <>.
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