I would like to announce the public availability of an installer that will
install just the files needed for full OpenSSH server and client usage of
the Cygwin package.
Included on the site are instructions for installing the same package
manually (for those who want to make sure nothing has been done to the
The package allows SSH, SCP, and SFTP connections.
– If the user is connecting with regular SSH, a command prompt (should) be
– For SCP/SFTP, the cygwin Unix-style paths are used
– The package is under 2mb (about 4mb installed)
Find the package and manual install instructions at:
Looks like a project to try out tomorrow.