Monthly Archives: March 2013

Cygwin auto started sshd service as single user on Windows 8

On a single user desktop, you might want to run cygwin sshd autostarted as a specific user, without privilege separation. Here’s a short reference: Disable UAC Open a Cygwin terminal ssh-host-config Select “no” on privilege separation Enter nothing, [], as the value of CYGWIN for the daemon Select “yes” to use a different username than […]