ssh login with [rd]sa key, permissions on keyfile problems

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Sep 22 08:55:00 GMT 2003

On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 02:43:29PM +0200, Fermin Sanchez wrote:
> Hello Corinna 
> > > > Is your home directory on an SMB share?  If so, you may 
> > > > need to add "smbntsec" to your CYGWIN environment variable.
> > > Yes it is - so to speak. It's on a Windows Server 2003 
> > > Share, not on Samba.
> > Does your CYGWIN env. variable contain "nontsec"?
> No, it does not:
> $ echo $CYGWIN
> binmode ntsec tty
> Is this the solution, "nontsec" instead of "ntsec"? My fault, then;

No, it was a question.  Not being able to set the permissions means
to have either nontsec (or nosmbntsec) or the underlying file system
is not NTFS.  I can't imagine any other reason for that in your


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