SSHd configuration problems (System error 1376) - CONFIRMED

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Sat Jan 3 03:50:00 GMT 2015

On 01/02/2015 05:27 PM, Hal Watson wrote:
> Hello all, thanks for this thread.
> I just got a request for several new servers this week, and System error
> 1376 issue has cropped up for the first time. These are fresh installs of
> stable release Cygwin X64 on a fresh Windows 2012 Server.  The "1376" error
> seems to have cropped up in the last month.
> I've gone through the suggestions in the thread (above) but after making the
> resulting cyg_server user a member of the Windows Administrators group, and
> regenerating my passwd file (mkpasswd), I then attempt to start the sshd
> service. I can start the service as the local SYSTEM user, but cannot
> connect (ssh connection is terminated immediately by host)from a remote machine.
> If I change the sshd service to start as user cyg_server (via Windows
> interface), the service won't start. It attempts to start and then
> immediately shuts down.  Maybe this is a new clue?
> Like Henri I have both a "root" entry and an "Administrators" entry in my
> group file. As far as I can tell they were generated as part of the default
> Cywin post-installation. I see this is true for installs we did earlier this
> year also.
> root:S-1-5-32-544:0:
> Administrators:S-1-5-32-544:544:
> Over the years my organization has been moving all of our new file servers
> to Windows and I'm relying on SSH via Cygwin to connect to them and push
> data from our Linux infrastructure.  Up to now it has been rock-solid.
> I'm not a guru with Cygwin, but maybe I can be a good tester here?
> Willing to help, Thanks.

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