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Re: "Could not load host key: /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key"
- From: "Jeffrey J. Kosowsky" <cygwin at kosowsky dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2011 22:02:53 -0500
- Subject: Re: "Could not load host key: /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key"
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Jeffrey J. Kosowsky wrote at about 21:54:13 -0500 on Saturday, February 5, 2011:
> Just loaded a fresh version of Cygwin-1.7 on a new machine and ran
> ssh-host-config without any problems.
> However it keeps failing to start up.
> The log shows:
> Could not load host key: /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key
> The config file /etc/sshd_config has the lines:
> #HostKey /etc/ssh_host_dsa_key
> #HostKey /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key
> This seems quite wrong - both to have the repeated lines and to have
> the name 'ecdsa' rather than just straight 'dsa'
Correction it does start up (my problem was that /var/empty was not
owned by 'root' which on XP seems to be 'SYSTEM')
However, I still am curious to the naming and repetition of the
HostKey and it still does generate errors in the log...
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