setting up sshd on windows 7

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Fri Aug 23 18:32:00 GMT 2013

On 8/23/2013 11:42 AM, Anatoly Yakovenko wrote:
> So i ran sshd by hand, which gave me an obnoxious error about
> /var/empty not being owned by root.  turns out it just needs to be
> owned by the user running sshd.
> after i was able to run it by hand with -d, i saw an error that
> /bin/bash is not executable for my user.  I was able to fix this by
> giving Everyone rwx access on my cygwin installation folder.

Because 'sshd' is finicky about permissions, doing this may well
have removed your ability to run 'sshd' as a service under the
default service user 'cyg_server'.  With that would also come the
loss of the ability to login with public key authentication.  If
any of this is important to you, you need to restore the previous



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