ACCESS_VIOLATION when attempting to run sshd

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Jan 31 15:28:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 12:40:28PM -0800, JQ Johnson wrote:
> Several people have reported that they got an ACCESS_ERROR running any
> command via sshd.  I installed cygwin 1.1.7 yesterday, and found the same
> problem.  My environment:  NT 4.0 sp5 workstation, cygwin 1.1.7, with
> current cygwin software as of this week.
> In more detail, the symptom is that although sshd may run fine from the
> command line, when you run it as a service you find that you can connect
> to your NT box, but that every command that is run via ssh produces a core
> dump and a Dr Watson dialog box.
> I think I've found a solution:  it appears, at least on my system, that
> the userid running the sshd service must have the "Log on locally" user
> right in addition to "act as part of the operating system", "increase
> quotas" (is this really needed?  I haven't checked), and "replace a
> process level token".

This is already documented in /usr/doc/Cygwin/openssh-2.3.0p1.README.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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