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Re: 1.7.0-51: Problem using ssh public/private key authentication


I have encountered same problem after upgrading to 1.7.x. First to say that
I'm not so familiar with all of that.

I was running a ssh-server and connect with Putty to my server using a
tunnel. Everything works fine till today. After upgrading to 1.7.x and
trying to connect to my server I get the following message:

2 [main] -bash 3776 C:\CygWin\bin\bash.exe: *** fatal error - couldn't
dynamically determine load address for 'WSAGetLastError' (handle
0xFFFFFFFF), Win32 error 126

Tried to set up new sshd but no change.

Any ideas?

Happy X-Mas. :)

Renà Berber-2 wrote:
> Michael H. wrote:
> [snip]
>> The steps to reproduce have been done directly after installing Cygwin
>> without any modifications. The logfile /var/log/sshd.log is empty even
>> after
>> the error has been printed on the Linux machine from which I connected to
>> the Windows / Cygwin machine.
> The "system log" the manual refers to is not the one you are looking at,
> its /var/log/messages and is only active if you installed and use syslog
> (I prefer syslog-ng).
>> I executed the commands
>> $ cygrunsrv -E sshd
>> $ /usr/sbin/sshd -ddde
> And there you are creating the problem... or another problem: the
> service runs as a special user, when you run it yourself its running as
> your user so, if it works, that means you have permissions set to run as
> your user not the service user.  Did that made sense? or I managed to
> make something simple into some obscure fact.
> The usual fix for what I described is to run the service installation
> again, it should complain about the permissions so you can fix them.
> -- 
> Renà Berber
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