ssh ProxyCommand not finding anything to execute

SQueeZe kevin@kevinandkiran.com
Tue Sep 18 08:07:00 GMT 2007


Thanks David, that is exactly what it is.  It seems so obvious in the cold
light of day!  I have contacted the cwRsync guys to see if they can include
it.

Thanks again for your help.


David Rothenberger wrote:
> 
> On 9/17/2007 11:38 AM, SQueeZe wrote:
>> I have installed cwRsync which has the OpenSSH client version 4.5.
> 
> You should probably ask for support from the cwRsync project.
> 
>  > I should be able to type in the following:
>> 
>> ssh -v -o ProxyCommand="connect -H -d proxy:8085 %h 443" user@myhomepc
>> 
>> However I get the following error:
>> 
>> OpenSSH_4.5p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8d 28 Sep 2006
>> debug1: Executing proxy command: exec connect.exe -H proxy:8085 myhomepc
>> 443
>> debug1: permanently_drop_suid: 400
>> /bin/sh: No such file or directory
> 
> OpenSSH invokes "/bin/sh -c proxycmd" (see sshconnect.c line 98 in the 
> 4.7 sources) and the cwRsync package does not include sh. Even if you 
> included sh.exe in your installation directory, I doubt it would work 
> because you won't have the Cygwin mount table setup so that /bin/sh 
> would map to the correct directory.
> 
> You really should raise this with the cwRsync developers.
> 
> -- 
> David Rothenberger  ----  daveroth@acm.org
> 
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