This article goes over the methods to handle cygwin application output.
By default, if syslogd is not installed, your Windows event viewer will be riddled with events from your cygwin binaries like so:
The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( /usr/sbin/cron ) cannot be found.
Using log filesEdit
Be sure to make your log file accessible to the user:
- Change to ownership of the files required by the sshd service owner. Open a cygwin bash session and run these commands for your userid [http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2004-11/msg00134.html $ chown userid /var/log/sshd.log
$ chown -R userid /var/empty $ chown userid /etc/ssh* ]
[http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2004-11/msg00134.html Where the userid is... ]