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Adding standard service dependences in sshd-host-config? (Was Re: [SOLVED] Re: zone alarm service depency problem with sshd)
Reposting from yesterday with a better subject.
On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, H. S. wrote:
> H. S. wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am trying to have sshd running on my Windows XP box. I have Zone Alarm
> > installed, ver. 6.0.667.
> > I configured sshd with:
> > $> ssh-host-config
> > and started as a service:
> > $> cygrunsrv -S sshd
> > which promptly made Zone Alarm to ask if sshd should be allowed internet
> > access. I allowed it's client as well as server access. And it worked from
> > my other LAN PCs.
> > But then I noticed that after I rebooted the Windows XP box, I could no
> > longer ssh to it from another computer even though the sshd service was
> > running. Zone Alarm was blocking it. I had restart sshd service to make Zone
> > Alarm ware to allow access to/from it.
> > A little google search resulted in making Zone Alarm service a dependency of
> > sshd. So:
> > 1. I removed sshd service using "cygrunsrv -R sshd"
> > 2. I installed it again by making Zone Alarm service as it's dependency:
> > $> cygrunsrv -I sshd -p /usr/sbin/sshd -f "Cygwin SSH Demon" -y zlclient.exe
> The problem was that ... er ... zlclient is not a service at all, or so it
> seems to me (since "tasklist /svc" in a command prompt listed it, it first
> looked as service to me).
> So I stopped the service:
> $ cygrunsrv -E sshd
> then removed it
> $ cygrunsrv -R sshd
> and then this command solved the problem (there was another problem of
> CYGWIN env. too but I didn't know about it earlier):
> $ cygrunsrv -I sshd -p /usr/sbin/sshd -f "Cygwin SSH Demon" -a'-D' -e
> 'CYGWIN=binmode ntsec tty' -y tcpip -y vsmon
> After giving this command, I restarted the service
> $ cygrunsrv -S sshd
> and rebooted. I was then able to log in to the XP box just after booting
> (without loggin as any user).
Would it make sense to change ssh-host-config to include the "tcpip" and
"vsmon" dependencies automatically? Corinna?
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