Minor but annoying bug in sshd in version openssh-2.5.1p2

Markus Friedl Markus.Friedl at informatik.uni-erlangen.de
Sun Mar 18 03:47:29 EST 2001

On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 05:30:12PM +0100, Cobalt wrote:
> When sshd is started from inetd (sshd -i -f /etc/sshd_config),
> the ListenAddress defaults to nevertheless on
> sshd_config ListenAddress point to (simulated IP)

sshd does not listen at all if started from inetd.

sshd's ListenAddress option does not help here, since sshd is not
started _before_ somebody actually connects to port 22.  you have to
fix your inetd configuration if you want to restrict the listen

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