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Re: sftp on a Windows 2003 server
- From: Dave M <dindenver at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:15:32 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: sftp on a Windows 2003 server
I am SO sorry, I didn't even see that there was an address in the original message.
--- On Wed, 9/23/09, Larry Hall (Cygwin) <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Larry Hall (Cygwin) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: sftp on a Windows 2003 server
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 3:06 PM
> Please.? It's really not polite to include
> the email address of others in the body of your
> reply.? It just opens them up to more
> On 09/23/2009 04:23 PM, Dave M wrote:
> >? Then I wrote:
> >> On 09/23/2009 03:25 PM, Dave M wrote:
> >>>? ???Two questions:
> >>> 1) Should I run the ssh-host-config now or
> wait until the mkgroup issue is resolved?
> >> Since you plan to use a local user for ssh/sftp,
> you can skip the mkgroup issue for now.
> >>> 2) Do I need to resolve the mkgroup issue, and
> if so, how?
> >> I'd like to see your 'cygcheck -srv' output and
> what 'ls -l /etc/group /etc/passwd' says.
> >> *Attach* the former to your reply when you're
> ready to look at this issue.
> > Larry,
> >? ? Here is the cygcheck -srv output:
> Actually, I asked that you *attach* it, not in-line
> it.? This is the same request that
> <http://cygwin.com/problems.html> makes and for good
> reason.? Now people searching
> the email archives for 'openssh' or 'HOME' are going to
> find your message. That's
> unlikely to be the thing they are looking for.
> So, a few comments based on your cygcheck output:
> ? 1. Can you get direct access to this machine or is
> everything through TS?
> ? 2. Any user on this machine will be better off with
> the Cygwin home directory
> ? ? that comes from '/etc/passwd'.? Check
> that '/etc/passwd' has a "/home/<user>"
> ? ? home directory, most preferably with
> <user> not containing any spaces, for the
> ? ? user you'll be logging into ssh/sftp as.
> ? 3. If you plan to install and use Cygwin 1.5 (the
> current release), you should
> ? ? reference the documentation for that at
> cygwin.com.? References I sent you
> ? ? previously were for the upcoming 1.7
> A: Yes.
> > Q: Are you sure?
> >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of
> >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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