sshd: fork of unprivileged child failed
Sun Jun 4 22:18:00 GMT 2006
--On 04 June 2006 16:27 -0500 René Berber <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Robin Walker wrote:
>> I have a system with Cygwin sshd installed that refuses to accept
>> connections. sshd is running and listening on port 22.
>> In the Windows Application Log there are, for each failed connection
>> attempt, entries of the form:
>> sshd: PID xxxx: fatal: fork of unprivileged child failed.
> What is you configuration in respect to privilege separation?
> And a few more details could be useful, version of Windows,
XP Pro, fully up to date.
> any special ssh configuration?
I have not configured anything. It used to work: now it doesn't.
> was sshd and users installed following the provided documentation?
To what provided documentation are you referring?
Robin Walker (Junior Bursar), Queens' College, Cambridge CB3 9ET, UK
email@example.com http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/ Tel:+44 1223 335528
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