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Re: How do I run sshd as a particular user?
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 15:27:26 +0200
- Subject: Re: How do I run sshd as a particular user?
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Apr 2 09:11, Alfred von Campe wrote:
> On Mar 28, 2008, at 11:28, Dave Korn wrote:
>> Alfred von Campe wrote on 28 March 2008 12:30:
>>> I have tried various ways to get the sshd service started as a domain
>>> user (instead of the default local user "sshd_server") and can not
>>> get it to work. What is the correct syntax to specify a domain user
>>> with cygrunsrv? This is what I have tried:
>>> cygrunsrv -I sshd -u "DOMAINNAME\USERNAME" -w PASSWORD -d "CYGWIN
>>> sshd" -p /usr/sbin/sshd -a -D -e "CYGWIN=bin tty smbntsec" -y tcpip
> I thought starting the service as a domain
> user would accomplish this, but alas, I have not been able to do that. So
> if there is any other way to achieve our goal, I'd be happy to try it.
Did you try anything besides switching the user? For instance:
- Did you check the event log?
- Did you check /var/run/sshd.log? If it's empty it's probably because
the domain user has no write permission.
- Does the domain user have an entry in the local /etc/passwd? sshd
needs that when checking file ownership. And it allows to specify the
user to cygrunsrv without the "domain\win_username" syntax.
- Did you chown /etc/ssh* and /var/empty to the domain user when trying
to start the service under that account? That's a must have.
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