OpenSSH Strangeness on Windows 2000

Lee Thompson
Sun Nov 12 15:07:00 GMT 2000

On Sun, 12 Nov 2000 21:31:01 +0100, you wrote:

> Lee Thompson wrote:
> > sshd.exe seems to start ok if I invoke it as a console application.   As a
> > service it seems to launch and then exit without any sign of an error.   I've
> > tried having it run under LocalSystem (SYSTEM) and under a user with the
> > proper rights established with no change in behavior.    Nothing else is
> > listening on the port.
> You're using ntsec. Check the ownership of all ssh related files.
> The host key files have to be owned by system or any user which
> has the cygwin uid 0. The private host key file has to have at least
> permission 0600.
> This is documented in /usr/doc/Cygwin/openssh-2.3.0p1.README

Unfortunately, the problem persists.

Lee Thompson

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