Subject: Re: running a second sshd
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: segv <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/17/2005 17:28:46
On Wed, 17 Aug 2005 12:24:03 -0400
Jan Schaumann <> wrote:

> "Steven M. Bellovin" <> wrote:
> > Given the rc.d structure, what is the cleanest way to run a second copy 
> > of sshd with a different configuration file?  The machine in question 
> > is running 2.0.2, if that matters.
> I added
> /usr/sbin/sshd -f /etc/ssh/<configfile>
> to /etc/rc.local
> Dunno if that's the cleanest way.

But then if you want to stop one sshd processes, you'd need to figure out which
one is which, and if it's the one that was started from /etc/rc.local you can't
just do /etc/rc.d/sshd<id_number> stop You'd have to issue a kill on a pid