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Re: cannot start sshd on cygwin- win xp
- From: "jameshanley39 at yahoo dot co dot uk" <jameshanley39 at yahoo dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 16:18:19 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: cannot start sshd on cygwin- win xp
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <47266DFE.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> > > email@example.com wrote:
> > > > a selection of all the error message I am getting. Messing
> > > > around trying to start it. it doesn`t show up on netstat -an.
> > > > I did install and uninstall a windows port of openssh, I don`T
> > > > know if that messed things up. But nothing i easily do about
> > > > that if it did..
> > >
> > > Let's start here: <http://cygwin.com/problems.html>
> > >
> > > Other than that, my WAG is that you need to reboot.
> > prob a win xp problem, would be solved with a win xp repair.
> > my mistake i was only trying to start it with things like net start
> > sshd.
> > Best tihng to do is just to run it. /usr/sbin/sshd
> > That works. I don`t need to install it as a service. Installing it
> > as a service and starting it, that was where the problem was.
> > Some article on the net on the LRP site, about running sshd, only
> > mentioned the "net start sshd" or "cygrunsrv -S sshd" method to
> > start it.
> The recommended way to run 'sshd' is as a service. If you run it
> directly, it will run as the user that you start it as and you won't
> be able to log in through 'ssh' as other users. This rather severely
> limits 'sshd'. As for the 'LRP' site you mentioned, if you used that
> site's information as a guide for installing and/or setting up ssh,
> then any problems you have with subsequent operation should be
> directed back to that site. We support only the tools
> (ssh-host-config, ssh-user-config) and documentation (/usr/share/
> doc/Cygwin/openssh.README) that Cygwin provides.
yes, i was not asking for support regarding information from another
site. I replied with solutions or you may say a workaround, to the
problem . So that they are in the archives for another newbie.
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