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Re: HEADSUP: SSHD service rename




On Jan 28 09:03, Steven Hartland wrote:
> On 28/01/2019 09:00, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Since Microsoft decided to name their own sshd service "sshd", too, we
> > don't have much choice than to rename our service after 16+ years.
> > 
> > https://github.com/PowerShell/Win32-OpenSSH/issues/1331
> > 
> > My patch has been accepted upstream so starting with OpenSSH 8.0, newly
> > installed Cygwin sshd services will be called "cygsshd" by default,
> > unless Microsoft renames their service yet :}
> > 
> > Of course, systems with already installed Cygwin sshd service will keep
> > the service name, even after an update to OpenSSH 8.0.
> > 
> > As some people (including myself) already experienced, an update of your
> > W10 system to 1809 may break your sshd service.  The OS update
> > apparently overwrites an existing sshd service with its own sshd service
> > without asking.  You can just remove the Windows sshd with
> > 
> >    $ cygrunsrv -R sshd
> > 
> > and reinstall Cygwin sshd, or you reinstall Cygwin sshd under another name:
> > 
> >    $ ssh-host-config -n cygsshd   (pre OpenSSH 8.0)
> >    $ ssh-host-config              (OpenSSH 8.0 or later)
> > 
> > 
> > Sorry for the hassle,
> > Corinna
> Thanks for the heads up its a real pain MS did that, caused me issues a few
> times.
> 
> Also watch out for broken firewall rules after this change.

Good point! 👍


Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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