Password Option for Windows OpenSSH

Chris Rapier rapier at
Wed Nov 30 04:21:51 EST 2005

Which is a great idea if someone wants to install all of cygwin. 
However, if they don't and just want ssh then CopSSH is a fine solution. 
  You get the bare minimum you need to run ssh and thats it - which is 
all a lot of people want.

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Nov 28 14:00, KRISHNAMURTHY SUDHAKAR-FSK031 wrote:
>> OpenSSH for windows not maintained anymore...that's kind of bummer...the
>> website doesn't say that :(
>> I am looking at COPSSH and I am glad this seems to be an enhanced version of
>> windows openssh.
> You're aware that "OpenSSH for Windows" as well as CopSSH are just
> convenience packages of OpenSSH for Cygwin, aren't you?  You get the
> same functionality when using OpenSSH within the official Cygwin net
> distribution (, just with the difference that the net
> distribution always has the latest Cygwin DLL and the latest OpenSSH
> version available, 4.2p1 right now.
> Corinna

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