no sshd on new server...

Polytropon freebsd at
Mon Nov 16 00:00:17 UTC 2009

On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 15:49:33 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at> 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.

Maybe I remember incorrectly, but doesn't sshd create this file
on its first startup?

Do you have


in /etc/rc.conf? Is sshd running, or do you get error messages
regarding the host DSA key file?

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