cygwin ssh connection from mac to windows Connection closed by XX.XX.XXX.XX port 22

Andrey Repin
Tue Mar 8 08:13:05 GMT 2022

Greetings, Sanjay Gupta!

> Issue gets resolved when I did and used my domain password.
> So my question is, is this needs to always run whenevery password gets
> changed as per domain policy ?


> I read docs about setuid changes and so forth but unable to understand much.
> I have tried creating local account also but still it does not resolve
> issue unless I did following.

> passwd -R


> $ ./passwd.exe -R
> This functionality stores a password in the registry for usage by services
> which need to change the user context and require network access.  Typical
> applications are interactive remote logons using sshd, cron task, etc.
> This password will always tried first when any privileged application is
> about to switch the user context.

> Note that storing even obfuscated passwords in the registry is not overly
> secure.  Use this feature only if the machine is adequately locked down.
> Don't use this feature if you don't need network access within a remote
> session.

> You can delete the stored password by specifying an empty password.

> Enter your current password:
> Re-enter your current password:

> Can someone explain use of password -R and why I need to do it ?

See docs.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Monday, March 7, 2022 22:31:12

Sorry for my terrible english...

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