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Re: problems HUPing sshd

Did you happen to check /var/log/messages to see what it might have said? I
had a similar problem because I had killed sshd and started it from the shell
($sshd instead of /usr/sbin/sshd) and when I tried to HUP the bastard it
couldn't be found. Using the full patch fixed it.

The moral: check messages and see what it's saying.

Unless the Voices are Mistaken, auto343553_(_at_)_hushmail_(_dot_)_com
(auto343553_(_at_)_hushmail_(_dot_)_com) Wrote:
> hi all,
> I have a machine here (3.1-stable) running openssh 3.4.  However I seem to
be having a few problems.  After all the discussion when 3.4 came out it was
said you can do the following:
> kill -HUP `cat /var/run/sshd.pid`
> This works fine on all but one of my servers (above mentioned) where the
> command just causes the sshd with pid in /var/run/sshd.pid to die resulting
> in no new connectins being allowed, all current sessions still work.
> Would any one have any idea why this may be happening.  There don't appear
> to be any errors anywhere. and it starts fine on reboot or when done
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