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Re: Removing SSH's welcome message (before login)

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 03:36:20PM +0000, Nuno Magalhães wrote:
> Hi
> Ok, i was told sshd will keep sessions alive during an upgrade, which
> would make sense since they're in memory and i'm upgrading the binary
> on disk. Still, after many aptitude upgrades where the ncurses popup
> tells me the following services need to be restarted, that didn't come
> to mind at the time. So the idea was to run two different binaries on
> two different ports with two different config files (just changing the
> port (yes i opened the ports in the fw)). This is a minimal remote
> server running lenny. Here's a step-by-step of what i've done, maybe
> someone can shed some light on where i went wrong:
> 1. cp /usr/sbin/sshd /usr/sbin/sshd2
> 2. cp /etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc/ssh/sshd_config2
> Change the port in 2.
> 3. open the new port in the fw and restart it
> 4. cp /etc/init.d/ssh /etc/init.d/ssh2
> Come to think of it i don't know why i would also copy the init
> script, 'cos that evidently screwed any attempt at a clean reboot.
> 5. /usr/sbin/sshd2 -f /etc/ssh/sshd_config2 &
> 6. test both connections
> 7. wget ...debian.org...openssh-server_5.3p1-1_i386.deb
> 8. dpkg -i openssh-server_5.3p1-1_i386.deb
> Which produced this:
> <snip>

I missed the beginning of this thread...

I just tested a couple of my machines, and I can stop the ssh daemon
while logged in via ssh.  My session persists, and I can restart the
daemon later from that same session.


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