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Re: Updated: OpenSSH-4.4p1-1 (FAQ ALERT)
On Mon, 16 Oct 2006, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 13 11:20, Charles Wilson wrote:
> > Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > >On Oct 11 16:20, Wells, Roger K. wrote:
> > >>When I installed this my previous installation broke and now the sshd
> > >>server stops immediately when it is started. Any hints will be
> > >>appreciated.
> > >>thanks
> > >
> > >Maybe that's it: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2006-10/msg00250.html
> > This is bad. Suppose I am a cygwin user on a machine to which I do not
> > have Administrator privileges. Until now, I could run a personal sshd
> > on a unique port, and connect back to my windows box. Now I can't --
> > because, as a non-Admin, I can't create the sshd user. (and this use
> > case is not a hypothetical; I do this on the job often)
> You can create a fake sshd account in /etc/passwd, using your own
> account. Other than that, I agree. It's not exactly a nice change.
I think this qualifies (or will soon qualify) as an FAQ...
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