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How do I set up a private mirror server for Cygwin?

I want to download all of the cygwin files for a computer that is not connected to the Internet. I know I can download all of the cygwin files with rsync, but I'm not quite sure of the right ...
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How to get rid of QueryServiceStatus: Win32 error 1062 when you try to start sshd on Cygwin?

I installed Cygwin and sshd on Windows 7 but I'm not able to make it work. I followed the guide from http://www.noah.org/ssh/cygwin-sshd.html but I still get: $ cygrunsrv -S sshd cygrunsrv: Error ...
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Installing on CYGWIN

This a cygwin newbe question. On sites that have iunstuctions to install things, for example PHP has a page with Instructions ... Installation on Unix systems Installation on Mac OS X Installation ...
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How to call this function with CYGWIN

On Windows with Cygwin in the .bashrc file there is a function that you can uncomment. I did so but I cannot figure out how to make it work or call it. I tried doin the cd -- in the command line ...
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Why can't a certain environment-variable be added to my bash profile?

I am having an issue with running a PHP project called Phing with Cygwin. It's not a huge problem because I can make it work but I am looking for a reason or a fix so I can do it differently. In ...
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Run programs on Windows with CYGWIN

I am running Windows 7. I have XAMPP for my Dev server. I also have a PHP command line tool called Phing which is a build script. Using the Windows command prompt I can cd to my directory that has ...
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Copssh, Chrootdirectory and spurious cygwin directory

I have limited sftp users to their home directory using this answer http://serverfault.com/a/201879/65157. It all seems to be working fine. I only have 1 query though. When I ever issue an 'ls' ...
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cygwin sftp limit user's to home directory

Is there any way to limit users to certain home directories with sftp and cygwin: For example user1 cannot get out of /home/user1/ User2 /home/user2/ I don't think there is on windows but maybe ...
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How to fix “SignTool Error: IStore2::Load returned error: 0x80090345”

I have a Jenkins job running the signtool utility on a remote node, the console log looks like so: Started by user anonymous Building remotely on vm-builder [VE] $ cmd /c call "C:\Documents and ...
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Incorrect directory permissions with OpenSSH on Cygwin on Windows Server 2008 SP2

I ran into a weird directory permission problem when logged in to a Win2008SP2 (not R2) server through SSH. When I open a local cygwin shell on the server, i can do this: myUser@myServer ~ $ cd ...
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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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Raw copy with sector precision on windows

Is there some program for windows that is able to do what dd does in linux out of the box? I need to copy from a file to a physical disk in raw mode where I need to define offsets for input and ...
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Why is my ssh connection failing?

I'm trying to use SSH authentication between my WinXP desktop running Cygwin and a Mac laptop, and for the life of me, I can't get it working. My public key is on the macbook in the authorized_keys ...
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Using rsync from msysgit for binary files

I have three windows boxes that are connected to a linux box on my network in various ways (one's local to the network, one is a laptop and may or may not be local, and the other is my work desktop). ...
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CYGWin and sshd. Accepts authentication, but won't connect

Everything I find relating to this is the "ssh-exchange-identification:" error. This doesn't happen for me. I get two lines: Connection to localhost closed by remote host. Connection to localhost ...
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cygwin's xd. what package is it in? [closed]

I am looking for the unix utility xd for Cygwin. What package do I need to install?
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rsync on Windows - permissions in remote folder not set properly

I am having a slight problem. I use rsync (Cygwin) in Window and the files that are synced in my remote folder is not right. rsync -r /cygdrive/c/xampp/htdocs/mysite/* ...
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Shared Cygwin Install

I'm attempting to set up OpenSSH on a bunch of Windows Server 2003 machines in an automated fashion. My goal is to be able to do so using a single version of Cygwin installed on a network drive ...
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SSH on Windows 7/Cygwin periodically fails to resolve hostname

Whenever I run ssh inside of cygwin on Windows 7 I get the error: ssh: Could not resolve hostname ... Non-recoverable failure in name resolution lost connection If I try the same command ...
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Is there a device file that just blocks?

... something similar to /dev/null, but that just blocks all bytes that are written to it? What I need is a trick to hold an arbitrary executable in memory by blocking its output. Pipes don't seem ...
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Cygwin: Run SSH.exe (without cygwin.bat) with a keypair

I have a box I'm trying to create an SSH tunnel to using a keypair without a password. If I run cygwin.exe and generate a keypair without a password using ssh-keygen and put the public key on the ...
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What could cause this ProFTPD directory listing error?

The error I get in Filezilla is "Cannot get directory listing". In Firefox it just keeps on loading and nothing happens. For both clients the same messages appear in proftpd.log. Computer - error ...
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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.
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How safe is it to run cygwin sshd on a windows 2003 domain controller

I have already installed cygwin (running sshd) on windows 2003 DC several times. But now another admin who is actually responsible for this domain asked my if this is really safe. Edit:: I changed ...
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Having trouble piping between cygwin and sqlcmd

This simple command fails in bash: echo "print 'tsql'" | sqlcmd -E it works correctly in a regular old command prompt. It used to work with previous versions of cygwin. I've also tried inserting ...
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How to run a PowerShell script from Cygwin SSH session?

Hi I have Windows Server 2003 with CopSSH installed on it ( Cygwin + sshd ). W would like to be able to run a PowerShell script via SSH session command and then use it's output. Is there such ...
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Can't run Cygwin/X as administrator on windows 7

When I run Cygwin/X as administrator, I get periodic errors when I try to run, e.g., xterm. I can get around this by running as not administrator, but I've been getting these errors when running exim ...
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cygwin ssh stops after adding user

I'm trying to set up a backuppc client using ssh+rsync via cygwin on Win 7. SSH was working fine. I added the backuppc user then used mkpasswd to add the user to /etc/passwd. Now ssh fails with: ...
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Odd SSH port disconnect

Currently I have ssh set up using openSSH on cygwin. I port forwarded from my router to the computer, and added an exception for port 22 on my windows firewall. I have free AVG which I believe does ...
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rsync ubuntu to windows under cygwin - way to avoid 'invalid argument 22' error?

I'm doing a backup from a ubuntu server to a windows machine running cygwin. I'm using the following command: rsync -avx --timeout=30 --delete-excluded --exclude '.git' ...
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Disable SSH on cwrsyncserver?

I installed cwrsyncserver, the rsyncd.conf makes no mention of ssh and I am not specifying to use ssh when I connect. Yet, the error I get is connection to port 22 refused. My rsyncd.conf is thus: ...
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Trouble with cwRsync on Windows

I have just setup cwRsyncServer on my 2008 server, it is permitted by the firewall, and I have configured a module with write access. The rsync server is running and listening. I have cnfigured an ...
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Rsync problem…filenames

I'm trying to back up users Chrome Sessions with Rsync with the following command: rsync -e "ssh -i new.key" -r --verbose -tz --stats --progress --delete \ ...
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CVSROOT problem because of username string

I have always been SVN user but currently I have to use CVS as the source repository. I am quite new to CVS and really got confused many a times (reason being I always tried to access CVS like SVN !) ...
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Autostart Cygwin on Windows boot and run a cygwin command

Sometimes my Windows server reboots at night to install new updates. Then the next day I find out that my cygwin instance has been stopped. What I want is on Windows start, also run Cygwin AND run a ...
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which is the recommended way to install sshd in cygwin on windows 7 enterprise

What is the recommended procedure to install sshd on Windows 7 Enterprise ? I have already installed cygwin and openssh on this computer. i'm open to non-cygwin sshd as long as there won't be any ...
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Netcat says 'operation not permitted'

I thought I could easily copy a tgz from a linux box to a windows box (cygwin) by doing this on the linux box: nc -vv -l 4444 < file.tgz And this on the windows box: nc -vv 10.13.13.2 4444 > ...
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Cygwin sshd service starts but only produces errors

I know this has been asked before, but I looked at the other questions and they didn't help, so here goes... I installed cygwin (only OpenSSH and whatever else it automatically chose for it). I ran ...
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Cygwin find integration

I would like to find all NON read-only files in my directory using cygwin's find command. Is it possible ?
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Can't connect to windows via ssh

I downloaded cygwin and ran ssh-host-config. I'm trying to connect using ssh -l micah myserver it then says micah@myserver's password: I enter the same password I use to log into windows and it ...
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Cygwin Scp or Rsync permissions

Why is it that whenever I Scp or Rsync files from my Windows machine using cygwin to my Ubuntu server. The copied files will all have no permissions. Rsync doesn't even work because it cannot copy ...
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How do I arrange for an ssh key with a passphrase to be loaded and available in ssh-agent to other processes on Windows startup?

I'm setting up automated deployment of applications in a Windows environment from continuous integration (TeamCity build-agents), and using cygwin + openssh to perform the remote-execution part of ...
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rsync doesn't use delta transfer on first run

I'm trying to synchronize a large local directory (with a batch file using rsync 3.0.7 on Cygwin, Windows 7 x64, 30k files, 200gb size) to a remote server (Debian x64 with kernel 2.6, rsyncd 3.0.7) ...
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Improper output in SSH session on OSX using FreeSSHd on Windows with cygwin bash/sh shell

I am testing out running an SSH server on a local Windows VM. I have installed FreeSSHd and set the command shell to "c:\cygwin\bin\sh --login -i" (bash as well) with "Use new console engine" ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host I see this is a common error but I have read through many questions and answers and nothing of it seems to ...
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Get exact size in bytes of a disk & partitions in windows

I'm using dd (under cygwin) to copy a shadow image of a disk in windows. Shadow copy will only give me a partion, so what I am doing is: 1) using dd to grab the disk header (32k on Win2003) 2) using ...
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nfs server on cygwin slow

The setup: We run an instance of cygwin nfsd on a Windows 2008 Server (Xeon 3,2 GHz). There are several Sun Solaris and SunOS machines accessing the shares. This is the exports file: /disk3 ...
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remotely running find -exec options

I'm trying to setup a bash process for deploying my django project onto a linux server. Through cygwin, I'm running a script that is calling scp to copy my files over. Is there a similar command to ...
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Why dd finishes instantly when pipelining to cat?

I start bash on Cygwin and type: dd if=/dev/zero | cat /dev/null It finishes instantly. When I type: dd if=/dev/zero > /dev/null it runs as expected and I can issue killall -USR1 dd to see ...
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cd in bash script

I work in a windows environment but prefer to use bash in cygwin as my shell. To cd to a lengthy path I am given in windows form I type: cd $(cygpath -u 'Z:\Some\long\windows\path') ..pasting the ...