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 +* ** This has been merged into [[cygwin|the cygwin page]]. ** *
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 A shorter version of [[http://pigtail.net/LRP/printsrv/cygwin-sshd.html|this very verbose HOWTO]]. A shorter version of [[http://pigtail.net/LRP/printsrv/cygwin-sshd.html|this very verbose HOWTO]].
  
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   ;c:\Program Files\cygwin\bin   ;c:\Program Files\cygwin\bin
  
-Open a cygwin shell.+Open a cygwin shell.  **If running something with UAC, run the cygwin shell as administrator (right click, run as administrator).**
  
 <code> <code>
-$ chmod +r  /etc/passwd +$ chmod a+r /etc/passwd /etc/group 
-$ chmod +r  /etc/group +$ chmod 777 /var
-$ chmod  777  /var+
 $ ssh-host-config  -y $ ssh-host-config  -y
 </code> </code>
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 </code> </code>
  
-As an aside, if you want your drive letters to be available as ''/c'' instead of ''/cygdrive/c'', do+As an aside, if you want your drive letters to be available as ''/c'' instead of ''/cygdrive/c'', edit /etc/fstab and edit the commented-out cygdrive line so it reads: 
-<code>$ mount -s --change-cygdrive-prefix /</code>+<code>none / cygdrive binary,posix=0,user 0 0</code> 
 +Then re-read the file with
 +<code>$ mount -a</code>
    
 +===== Firewall =====
 +If using Windows firewall, add a program rule that allows all connections to ''<CYGWIN_PATH>\usr\sbin\sshd.exe''.
  
 ===== User setup ===== ===== User setup =====
 +
 +//Optional?  I didn't have to do this step on my Windows 7 install.//
  
 Make sure every Windows user has a password set.  Then, in a bash shell: Make sure every Windows user has a password set.  Then, in a bash shell:
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