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Bug 1181591 - No Documentation= line in the sshd.service file
Summary: No Documentation= line in the sshd.service file
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openssh
Version: 7.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Jakub Jelen
QA Contact: Stanislav Zidek
Depends On:
Blocks: 1181593
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-01-13 12:34 UTC by Karsten Weiss
Modified: 2016-02-09 08:29 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: openssh-6.6.1p1-13.el7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
: 1181593 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2015-11-19 08:02:35 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:2088 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2015-11-19 08:38:51 UTC

Description Karsten Weiss 2015-01-13 12:34:50 UTC
Description of problem:

There is no "Documentation=" line in "[Unit]" section of the
/usr/lib/systemd/service/sshd.service that references sshd's man pages.

That's why "systemctl status sshd.service" doesn't show the "Docs:"
section and "systemctl help sshd.service" doesn't open the man pages.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Query the sshd.service.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. systemctl status sshd.service
2. systemctl help sshd.service

Actual results:

"systemctl status sshd.service" doesn't show a "Docs:" section

"systemctl help sshd.service" prints "Documentation for sshd.service not known." 

Expected results:

"systemctl status sshd.service" should show a "Docs:" section:
# systemctl status sshd.service
sshd.service - OpenSSH server daemon
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/sshd.service; enabled)
   Active: active (running) since Mon 2015-01-12 13:58:24 CET; 23h ago
     Docs: man:sshd(8)

"systemctl help sshd.service" should open the man pages.

Additional info:

The Documentation= line in sshd.service could look like this:

# cat sshd.service
Description=OpenSSH server daemon
Documentation=man:sshd(8) man:sshd_config(5)

The same applies to /usr/lib/systemd/service/sshd.socket.

Also, there are some other systemd unit files without a "Documentation=" line.
You should probably add a generic test for that.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 08:02:35 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

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