SSHD public key, group assignment issue on Windows 2008, with work-around

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Feb 13 11:45:00 GMT 2010

On Feb 12 22:25, Malte Clasen wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed Cygwin 1.7.1 on a freshly installed Windows Webserver 2008. I
> set up sshd using ssh-host-config -y, and initialized passwd and group using
> mkpasswd and mkgroup respectively. I followed
> and executed
> /usr/bin/cyglsa-config, followed by a reboot. 
> When I then tried to connect via ssh using password authentication,
> everything worked fine. Using public key authentication resulted in the
> following error message:
> /usr/bin/bash.exe: error while loading shared libraries: ?: cannot open
> shared object file: No such file or directory

This has been discussed on this list already a couple of times and
there's still an ongoing thread:


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