Ross Marshall wrote:
> I have included the following in the config file:
> Match Address
> AllowTcpForwarding yes
> GatewayPorts no
> and when I try to start openssh, I get:
> /opt/etc/ssh/sshd_config: line 80: Bad configuration option: Match
> /opt/etc/ssh/sshd_config: terminating, 1 bad configuration options
> did I miss something when I compiled the server, or am I doing a
> mis-configuration?

Match was added after the 4.3p2 release so it's not in the version you have.

There's a patch for 4.3p2 here: (you want attachment

It's already in the snapshots, and the 4.4 release will be happening
some time in the very near future.

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