cygrunsrv does not start cygsshd at boot

Brian Inglis
Tue Jan 28 22:28:00 GMT 2020

On 2020-01-28 14:56, Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] wrote:
>> As the reg entries show, you can also do this by adding or setting registry
>> entries using Cygwin regtool, Windows reg, or regedit commands.
> It is better and much safer to use native Windows service controller commands, than tweaking the registry:
> sc config cygsshd start= delayed-auto

Agreed, reg is useful for checking and doing in non-scripting languages.

> Also, you won't need (or generally want) to use service pre-shutdown, as it can cause a very long delay when Windows restarts.


Don't see where you read that?
Preshutdown happens before regular service shutdown starts.
Nothing to do with startup or restart!

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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