The -p option for sshd(8) seems to be ignored in OpenSSH_9.2

Lars Noodén lars.nooden at
Mon Feb 6 15:54:11 AEDT 2023

On 2/5/23 23:44, Darren Tucker wrote:
[snip]> What ListenAddress and Port directives do you have in your 

Thanks.  Apparently I misremembered the expected behavior.  The 
ListenAddress directive is set twice in that configuration file, once 
for each of the ports shown in the error:


So, passing ListenAddress as an option produces the behavior that I was 
aiming for:

/usr/sbin/sshd -o ListenAddress= -d

Just to be sure I checked on OpenSSH 8.4 and the -p option does not 
override ListenAddress there either.

Apologies, and thanks for the clarification.


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