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Why does ssh-host-config create two users in Cygwin on Windows 8.1?

In trying to resolve some issues with using Cygwin + SSH on Windows 8.1, I'd like to know why the ssh-host-config script creates two new accounts configuring OpenSSH from scratch? (Is this necessary?) ...
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Cygwin OpenSSH Server Error 1062

I tried to setup an OpenSSH Server on my Windows machine. I installed cygwin and the openssh package. Then configured "ssh-host-conf" an *** Query: Overwrite existing /etc/ssh_config file? ...
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Cygwin sshd refuses login

Installing sshd on a Windows 2008 Server. sorins is local Administrator account and JIRA is the named of the localmachine. This machine is already part of another domain but I do not need to activate ...
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Server unexpectedly closed network connection when connecting to cygwin through ssh

I followed Noah's guide on how to run the OpenSSH SSHD server on Windows using Cygwin and it worked great until I shut down my PC and then rebooted it. Now every time I try to connect I get ...
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User's rights to run a service on Vista

What rights a user needs to run cygwin sshd as a service on vista? A ssh-host-config creates user cyg_server with 5 rights: $ editrights.exe -l -u cyg_server SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege ...
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How to configure ssh key based authentication in openssh running on cygwin?

I was able to install and configure openssh on cygwin and is running just right but with one problem: I cannot use private/public key authentication, it just doesnt work. I followed the same steps as ...
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ssh localhost exits with “debug1: Exit status -1 ”

I am trying to setup ssh and ssh to localhost on Cygwin, but I am getting the following error. Any suggestions will be appreciated: $ ssh -v localhost OpenSSH_6.0p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012 ...
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How can the Address condition in a Match conditional block in sshd_config be negated?

I would like to force users into a specific command when they log in from outside my LAN via SSH to my LAN. My idea was, to use ForceCommand in a Match conditional block, that matches all addresses ...
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Empty homedir name when SSHing to localhost

I am trying to start a system (Hadoop, but that should not matter much for this question), and need to be able to ssh to localhost. I do this on windows with cygwin. The cygwin SSHD service is ...
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SSH to Cygwin: “server refused to allocate pty”

I'm having trouble connecting to a Cygwin 1.7.11 instance. I get the error "server refused to allocate pty" when logging in via SSH. As way of background, I'm in the process of migrating a working ...
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SSH connection times out

Given: vm - a WinXPsp3 virtual machine hosted by a Win7sp1 physical machine alice is the user on vm srv - a Win2008R2sp1 server bob is the user on srv quake - a linux server mark is the user on ...
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Are there any incompatibility issues when running cygwin sshd on a windows 2003 domain controller?

I am asking for incompatibility here. Safety was already covered in that question.