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Re: ntsec and sshd question

Hi Corinna...

But I did not see it before I set 'CYGWIN=ntsec tty'. When I had no value 
set for the CYGWIN variable, I did not see the extra sshd process. Why is it 
different now?



>From: Corinna Vinschen <>
>Subject: Re: ntsec and sshd question
>Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 08:37:48 +0200
>On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 04:22:03PM -0700, Karl M wrote:
> > Hi All...
> >
> > I just turned on 'CYGWIN=ntsec tty' and set up my file protections to 
> > sshd happy (running as a srvany service on win2k sp1).
> >
> > myname@MACHINENAME ~
> > $ ps -aef
> >      UID     PID    PPID TTY     STIME COMMAND
> >   system     652       1   0  15:39:34 /usr/sbin/sshd
> >   system     800       1  -1  15:39:39 /usr/sbin/sshd
> >   myname    1272       1   1  15:41:23 /usr/bin/bash
> >   myname    1104    1272   1  15:41:30 /usr/bin/ps
> >
> > When I rebooted my machine and did a ps, I saw an extra sshd process 
>that I
> > did not see before. ssh/sshd appear to work fine. Why is there an extra 
> > it normal...does anyone else have the same thing happen?
>It's normal. It's the parent sshd which has been started by
>SRVANY and which has forked the daemon. It's not needed
>anymore but for some reason SRVANY blocks that the process
>can exit. if you stop the service (`net stop sshd') you
>will see that SRVANY and the first sshd process have exited
>but the daemon itself remains and is fully funtional.
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