sshd and X

Igor Pechtchanski
Wed May 25 16:37:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, 25 May 2005, Boaz Harrosh wrote:

> Alexander Gottwald wrote:
> > Maybe ssh -v -v -v wil give you a clue what is happening.
> Right!! try running sshd in a consul in the foreground. (Check what switch
> makes it run in the foreground (-d?))

Both -D and -d do (Cygwin's ssh-host-config uses the -D option for the
service).  -d is much more verbose (into the system log, which by default
is the Windows Event Log), and will only accept one connection.

> Than see what prints you have.
> If this works it is not the end. SYSTEM user is different than the
> foreground user, sshd is very picky about permissions been to low or to
> high.

You can run sshd from a SYSTEM-owned shell (Google for "system owned shell
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