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I am using Windows 7 Home edition, trying to install CYGWin SSH daemon. Successfully done the same, but when I run the same, I see error in C:\cygwin\var\log\sshd.log file

Privilege separation user sshd does not exist

I understand that I need to create (or enable) the above user, not sure how? I found the link that says it's not possible according to this website.

More details & screen shots at this link

Let me know if I need to provide some more input.

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You can either create the sshd user or disable privilege separation in sshd.config See here for the details

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