sshd and X

Alexander Gottwald
Wed May 25 13:25:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, 25 May 2005, Jean-Claude Gervais wrote:

> ago,
> 	Are you sure the linux box id the problem?
Sorry, I assumed you were connecting from cygwin to linux and not the
other way. 

> > > 	I can't seem to change the settings in the config files.
> > > 	I am logged on to the machine a me/domain
> > > 	The user I am logged on as is in the W2K machine's Administrators
> > > group.
> > > 	But the config file is owned by SYSTEM and I can't seem to edit it.
> > > 	What's the best course of action?

sshd is running as user SYSTEM and so they are owned by him. Changing the
file permissions may help

chmod go+w /etc/ssh/sshd_config
vi  /etc/ssh/sshd_config
chmod go-w /etc/ssh/sshd_config

But that's only a wild guess

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