sshd2 won't fork in verbose mode

sshd2 won't fork in verbose mode

Post by davelist » Fri, 23 Jun 2000 04:00:00

Very interesting...

I just had a rude 2-hour debug session with a sshd2:
It didn't fork a new process.  Confusingly enough, a
similarly-compiled sshd1 worked fine.  It forked a new process
when a request came in, and the dispatching daemon was still

sshd2, on the other hand, disappeared after it handled 1 request.
I tried to invoke it from inetd but couldn't because of the
delays ssh does in authentication.

 It turned out that the /etc/ssh2/sshd2_config file had Verbose
set to "yes"

I haven't seen this "feature" to be documented anywhere.  Maybe
it should be.

Dave Thomas

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