Linux Ubuntu Debian Missing privilege separation directory: /var/run/sshd

 service sshd status
‚óŹ ssh.service - OpenBSD Secure Shell server
   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/ssh.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: failed (Result: start-limit-hit) since Wed 2019-10-02 11:07:54 EDT; 36s ago
  Process: 476 ExecStartPre=/usr/sbin/sshd -t (code=exited, status=255)

Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: Failed to start OpenBSD Secure Shell server.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Unit entered failed state.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: Stopped OpenBSD Secure Shell server.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Start request repeated too quickly.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: Failed to start OpenBSD Secure Shell server.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Unit entered failed state.
Oct 02 11:07:54 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Failed with result 'start-limit-hit'.

Oct  2 11:09:08 box sshd[511]: Missing privilege separation directory: /var/run/sshd
Oct  2 11:09:08 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Control process exited, code=exited status=255
Oct  2 11:09:08 box systemd[1]: Failed to start OpenBSD Secure Shell server.
Oct  2 11:09:08 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Unit entered failed state.
Oct  2 11:09:08 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
Oct  2 11:09:08 box systemd[1]: ssh.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.

Solution

mkdir -p /var/run/sshd
echo "mkdir -p /var/run/sshd" >> /etc/rc.local


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