sshd: fatal: seteuid XXX : No such device or address

Thu Mar 14 15:53:00 GMT 2019

On Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:39:30, XXXXX wrote:
> Hello the list, 
> Thanks for all the work and effort put into this.
> Since two days i cannot login anymore (password less) with ssh into my
> server
> Server is : 
> Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials / 6.3.9600 N/A version 9600
> Cygwin was not up to date, but I have since updated it
> CYGWIN_NT-6.3 [MACHINE NAME] 3.0.3(0.338/5/3) 2019-03-09 19:12 x86_64 Cygwin
> I can login via password, it work and lets me in.
> But if i tried with my keys, I get in the event viewer :
> sshd: PID 3777: fatal: seteuid 1049076: No such device or address


As far as I know, seteuid() can either return EINVAL or EPERM in case of
an error.

EPERM (=  1) "Operation not permitted"
EINVAL(= 22) "Invalid argument"

"No such device or address" appears to correspond to ENXIO (=  6). Is it
sshd, or is it Cygwin, that is confused here?


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