cygwin sshd dumping stack trace when not allocating pseudo-tty
Wed Aug 21 10:42:00 GMT 2013
On Tue, 20 Aug 2013, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> On 8/20/2013 4:32 AM, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 Aug 2013, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> > > and to understand the method you're using to login.
> > SSH public-key auth, that is, RSA keys. (This is a requirement
> > because the process will run as batch job so we cannot use any
> > interactive auth method.)
> Understood but method 2 and 3 allow for this as well. They use a
> very different way of "getting there". One of these two methods
> could work for you.
Hm. I must admit I’m a bit confused here, but AIUI if there’s a
problem with logging in (the auth method or that the home directory
is on the domain controller), then I should be unable to login with
SSH key, without password, interactively, too – right?
As things stands:
ssh-key interactive ⇒ works
password interactive ⇒ works
ssh-key batch ⇒ doesn’t work (-T, running a command, scp, rsync)
password batch ⇒ works
> It's telling you that cmd.exe doesn't understand UNC paths. And that
> actually gives me an idea. Can you create a local home directory
Hmm. When I login using ssh-key interactively, I get this:
tglase@tglase:~ $ ssh cygbox
Last login: Tue Aug 20 10:21:46 2013 from tglase.lan.tarent.de
So why would it work interactively but not in batch mode?
> and run ssh-user-config again to see if that helps? If so, you can
> either continue to use this configuration or try method 3.
> Other things I noted:
> 1. You're running cygwin 1.7.9. The current version is 1.7.24. You
> should upgrade.
I cannot “just” change things like this on the system unless
it’s known that not doing so fixes a problem (actually, the
system isn’t even normally mine to administer, I’m just helping
> 2. Your CYGWIN environment variable contains "sshd". You should
> remove this.
I’ve got no idea where this is set; running a cygwin or CMD.EXE
doesn’t set $CYGWIN or %CYGWIN%, respectively, at all.
> 3. You have an orphaned installation at the level of your C drive.
> If you have not already, you should remove this installation.
No, there’s precisely one Cygwin installation on that system,
which lives in C:\CYGWIN – I checked (even looked for stray
cygwin1.dll in e.g. windows\system32).
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