no sshd on new server...

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at
Sun Nov 15 23:57:20 UTC 2009

Gary Kline wrote:
> 	ok, i have my new server-to-be underway but having problems exec'ing
> 	/usr/sbin/sshd.  i can ssh out to existing computers, but cannot ssh
> 	or scp stuff in.  so my question is:  how do i create
> 	/etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key ?  checking around does no good.
> 	tia for any insights,
> 	gary

sshd_enable="YES" to /etc/rc.conf and then execute:

/etc/rc.d/sshd start (or reboot your system)

The keys will be automatically created at first startup of the ssh daemon

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