how to allow connections from another host to cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jul 2 08:19:00 GMT 2013


On Jul  1 20:34, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 01, 2013 at 04:08:11PM -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 2:34 PM, markov  wrote:
> >> I am trying to connect a client program running on unix to a server
> >> program running on cygwin without success. I also tried to connect from
> >> unix to cygwin with ssh, ftp, ... but without success as well. When I
> >> looked on net, it says that I first have to allow hostname or ip-address
> >> in xorg-conf (equivalent file) of the remote host to be connected. is
> >> there any idea about this issue? Thanks in advance for your help
> >
> >For ssh, have you seen e.g.
> >http://www.noah.org/ssh/cygwin-sshd.html
> >?  I haven't done that in a long time, but have
> >used cygrunsrv to run a buildbot server in cygwin for some time.
> 
> If you've followed this mailing list for any length of time you'd notice
> that we don't really endorse the instructions from random other web
> sites.  They are often out-of-date and contain needless instructions.
> This web site is no exception.  The CYGWIN= suggestion is wrong.
> 
> Just use the instructions from /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/openssh.README
> 
> Btw, Corinna, this file suggests setting ntsec.  That likely should
> just be deleted.

Wow, thank for the reminder.  I didn't change that file for ages.

I ripped off any unneeded stuff now and only describe how to set up the
host and user config, as well as how to build with cygport.

I sent a patch upstream, so this will be available in the next OpenSSH
version.


Corinna

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