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Re: sshd must be restarted

On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Chris Taylor wrote:

> Brian Dessent wrote:
> > Ken Senior wrote:
> >
> > > Does anyone know why after a Windows XP reboot one must restart the
> > > SSH daemon in order to allow incoming ssh?  The process is
> > > automatically running after a reboot but all incoming SSH from
> > > remote clients are terminated with the following message being
> > > displayed on the remote client:
> > >
> > > ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
> > >
> > > Restarting the daemon, either in Windows services or on the bash
> > > command line, fixes the problem allowing in ssh traffic once again.
> > > ??
> >
> > You should check the Event Log on the host machine, since any errors
> > would be displayed there.
> >
> > What it sounds like is that the service is starting before some other
> > required networking component has started.  As part of the XP bootup
> > time optimizations a lot of stuff is launched in parallel.  You might
> > try setting 'tcpip' as a startup dependency of the sshd service to see
> > if it fixes things.
> That's a good point. A very good point.
> Should have thought of that really.. Especially as it works fine after a
> restart - though the changing homedir is also an issue to do with the
> setup here.
> So yes, try this first Ken. It should help/fix the issues wrt ssh not
> working initially..
> I wonder if it would be worth having ssh-host-config set tcpip as a
> dependancy for sshd on all systems? While this doesn't seem to have
> cropped up much, specifically, it couldn't hurt..

This has been discussed before, see
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