openssh install requests sshd as a user.

Ulrich Fahrenberg uli at
Tue Nov 26 13:44:39 PST 2002

On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Laurence Turpin wrote:

> I am trying to install openssh-3.5pl.tar.gz
> I get an error when I do
> make install
> which is as follows:
> /usr/sbin/sshd -t -f /etc/ssh/sshd_config
> Priviliege separation user sshd does not exist
> make:[check-config] Error 255 (ignored)

Go back to the BLFS book and reread the installation instructions.
Before the usual ./configure blabla, there's commands to add a user


Ulrich Fahrenberg --

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