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Re: cygwin 1.5.21-2: ssh-add unable to connect to ssh-agent with McAfee installed
- From: "DePriest, Jason R." <jrdepriest at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 00:22:25 +0100
- Subject: Re: cygwin 1.5.21-2: ssh-add unable to connect to ssh-agent with McAfee installed
- References: <452C2879.firstname.lastname@example.org>
On 10/11/06, Tim Beuman <> wrote:
The "Ridiculous amount of stuff" was sent out as atachments but I guess
somehow it ended up inline. Sorry for that.
Anyway, I tried to disable all McAfee options (Virus Protection, Spyware
protection, SystemGuard Protection, Script scanning and email) but to no
avail. With the previous version of McAfee (version 8 I think) I was
able to diable enough to get it working.
When I run ssh-agent with the -d flag (which also keeps it in the
foregound), it works. Only when ssh-agent is started as daemon does the
problem show up. Looks like a privilege problem to me but I will keep
I was digging through the archives of another website dedicated to
cygwin and ssh and found this:
It is for version 8.0i (which is what I am running), but have you
tried running rebaseall as it suggests?
This wacky long-might-not-work link from searching Google groups
suggests running sshd with '-D -r'
By the way, have you tried to contact McAfee support?
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