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Re: How do I run sshd as a particular user?
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 18:29:31 -0500
- Subject: Re: How do I run sshd as a particular user?
- References: <D06D8751-81CE-408B-931B-66DA714FE1CC@von-campe.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Alfred von Campe wrote:
I've read about the restrictions on accessing shares while logged into a
Windows system with the Cygwin ssh daemon. We are interested in this to
do remote builds, and it would be nice to access network shares. We
only really need one user to be able to log in, so I thought I'd change
the CYGWIN sshd service to run as that user. However, when I changed
the service and tried to start it, I got the following error message:
"The VYGWIN sshd servcice on Local COmputer started and then stopped."
Any ideas what's going on?
I tried to revert to having the service started by the .\sshd user, but
I can't get that to work no either! I think it's because I am using the
wrong password. How can I change or reset the password on that account?
How did you make this change? If you removed and reinstalled the service
with 'cygrunsrv' like the sshd configuration script does, then use the
'-W, --passwd <password>' flag. Otherwise, specify the password in
Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Services->Cygwin sshd Logon properties
FWIW, the sshd_server user that the sshd configuration script will make
for you if you're on W2K3 or later has no password by default.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc. (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
216 Dalton Rd. (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746
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