[Bug 457] New: SSHD doesn't start when using invalid port numbers

Kevin Steves stevesk at pobox.com
Sat Dec 28 07:21:54 EST 2002

On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 10:24:02AM -0600, Wendy Palm wrote:
> i would rather find the error immediately and fix it than have the software 
> try and
> guess what i really meant.

and there's 'sshd -t' to help with this:

     -t   Test mode.  Only check the validity of  the  configura-
          tion  file  and sanity of the keys.  This is useful for
          updating sshd reliably  as  configuration  options  may

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