cannot start sshd on cygwin- win xp

jameshanley39@yahoo.co.uk jameshanley39@yahoo.co.uk
Mon Nov 19 10:20:00 GMT 2007


Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:

> jameshanley39@yahoo.co.uk wrote:
> > a selection of all the error message I am getting. Messing around
> > trying to start it.   it doesn`t show up on netstat -an.  I did
> > install and uninstall a  windows port of openssh, I don`T know if
> > that messed things up. But  nothing i easily do about that if it
> > did..
> 
> 
> Let's start here: <http://cygwin.com/problems.html>
> 
> Other than that, my WAG is that you need to reboot.

prob a win xp problem, would be solved with a win xp repair.
my mistake i was only trying to start it with things like net start
sshd.

Best tihng to do is just to run it. 
/usr/sbin/sshd
That works.  I don`t need to install it as a service. Installing it as
a service and starting it, that was where the problem was.
Some article on the net on the LRP site, about running sshd, only
mentioned the "net start sshd" or "cygrunsrv -S sshd" method to start
it.


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