native port of sshd for windows

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Does a native port of SSHD (the server, there are enough clients than
my fingers)for windows 2000 exist? I am trying to encrypt realvnc. I
dont want to use the cygwin one because its just to complicated to
work with since its running inside a emulated unix command prompt. I
would like a native port of SSHD, I can deal with a dos command line,
a GUI would be helpful. Any free or pay products like I described

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You can run the cygwin sshd from a DOS/command shell line rather than
from within cygwin, you just have to have the cygwin DLL in the path
when you do so.

At home, I had it running on Windows ME by having a BAT file launch it
in a startup folder.

XP/2000 is even easier because you run one script and it sets it going
as a service.  Then you start/stop it from the normal services panel.

Finally, I haven't tried it, but someone pointed me at this a few months
ago.  It's a "slimmed down" version of openssh.  However, it's
apparantly still got cygwin underneath. /

I don't know of any native windows servers.

Darren Dunham                                 
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I think you're confused about native and emulated.  Cygwin is real win32 code,
and almost all cygwin commands run fine from a windows cmd prompt or a cygwin
bash shell.

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Cygwin is free.  DataFellows sells one, as does VanDyke and  There
are probably many others.  Google finds a lot about "windows ssh server".
Mark Rafn    <

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