Problem With SShd

Marco Atzeri
Wed Jul 13 09:34:00 GMT 2016

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On 13/07/2016 11:33, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 13/07/2016 11:28, Ahmad Alkhatib wrote:
>> Dear cygwin
>> Would You please help me with my problem?
>> I have CYGWIN installed on windows server 2012 and i have configured sshd
>> and all things goes well, I can access my server over ssh but after a
>> period
>> of time i have noticed that i can't access my server over ssh. So, I have
>>  tried to restart the sshd service manually but it gives the following
>> error
>> which I found it in ssh log and  it says "/var/empty must be owned by
>> root
>> and not group or world-writable." so i have fixed these with chown and
>> chmod, After that, I could connect to my server over ssh but it asks
>> me for
>> password not connect with public key.
> I assume the windows password, am I correct ?
>> Please be informed that every time i Have the problem i do the same steps
>> and when it did not work i uninstall cygwin and install it again.
>> But I got the same problem after period of time, So would you please
>> Provide
>> me with a steady solution So I did not need  to uninstall and install
>> every time.
> this seems a bit extreme
>> Best Regards
> What is the output of
> $ ls -l /var |grep empty
> Regards
> Marco

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