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Date:      Sun, 15 Nov 2009 22:56:47 -0800
From:      Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
To:        Manolis Kiagias <sonicy@otenet.gr>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: no sshd on new server...
Message-ID:  <20091116065647.GD11539@thought.org>
In-Reply-To: <4B00955E.908@otenet.gr>
References:  <20091115234930.GA11465@thought.org> <4B00955E.908@otenet.gr>

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On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 01:57:18AM +0200, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> > 	ok, i have my new server-to-be underway but having problems exec'ing
> > 	/usr/sbin/sshd.  i can ssh out to existing computers, but cannot ssh
> > 	or scp stuff in.  so my question is:  how do i create
> > 	/etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key ?  checking around does no good.
> >
> > 	tia for any insights,
> >
> > 	gary
> >
> >   
> Add:
> 
> sshd_enable="YES" to /etc/rc.conf and then execute:
> 
> /etc/rc.d/sshd start (or reboot your system)
> 
> The keys will be automatically created at first startup of the ssh daemon


	yup, this did the trick.  i had assumed that ths 'sshd_enable=YES'
	line was there.  but rc.conf was all but empty.  tx again.

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