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Re: sshd w/o admin?
Aaron Davies wrote:
is it possible to get sshd working w/o admin privs?
Running 'ssh-host-config' requires adminstrative privileges to create
users to run 'sshd' as a service (for W2K3 and later) and for privilege
separation. If you don't want/need these, then you can bypass these
as part of the configuration. This will mean:
1. You cannot run sshd as a service (on W2K3 or later) so you will not
be able to use pub-key authentication. On W2K and XP systems, you
can use the existing 'SYSTEM' user to run 'sshd' as a service if
2. You will always be running 'sshd' as a "privileged" user but this
doesn't mean much if you're not running it as a user with elevated
privileges, which you're likely not if you chose not to run as a
service, this is likely a non-issue.
i've run ssh-host-config (without creating a new user) and started
sshd manually from the shell.
when i try to connect, i get "Connection closed by 127.0.0.1" and an
error "sshd: PID 6520: fatal: seteuid 45758: Permission denied" shows
up in the event viewer
"id" idnicates that 45758 is me
Use password authentication?
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