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Re: Using sshd on Windows 98
- From: Alfred Egger <alfred dot egger at gmx dot at>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2007 17:13:21 +0200
- Subject: Re: Using sshd on Windows 98
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
thanks for your answer. I am sorry, but I didn't find the thread, that
includes the solution.
The only thing I had to do was to make a password hash using crypt:
> crypt yourpassword
Then I had to insert it into the /etc/passwd file instead of "use_crypt". Now
I can login into Windows 98 using sshd. Indeed, as someone said it already,
it is like using a security lock to close off a balsa wood door...
> is it possible to use a Cygwin sshd on Windows 98 First Edition? The
> machine is only used inside a abstracted network, but it is needed for
> a special software, and we need SSH access to the machine.
> I already set up a Cygwin environment and configured it with these options:
> Set Cygwin variable:
> set CYGWIN=tty
> set path=C:\cygwin\bin
> ssh-host-config -y
> mkpasswd -l -g > /etc/passwd
> Contents of file:
> mkgroup -l > /etc/group
> Contents of file:
> cd /
> chmod -R og-w .
> chmod og+w /tmp
> touch /var/log/sshd.log
> chown system:system /var/log/sshd.log /var/empty /etc/ssh_h*
> chmod 755 /var/empty
> Afterwards I started sshd.exe manually inside the /usr/sbin/ directory.
> Now I can connect to the machine through a SSH-client, key exchange
> works well, and I get a login prompt, but I cannot login using my
> username "Administrator" and the password I set using the "rights
> management" in Windows 98. Login is not even possible from localhost.
> Relieing to the unuseable rights management in Windows 98, is it even
> possible to use Windows 98 as a SSH server?
> Alfred Egger
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