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Re: Resolution: Re: Can't access windows shares when logged intoWin2K via cygwin sshd
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Karsten M. Self" <kmself at ix dot netcom dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 09:37:58 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Resolution: Re: Can't access windows shares when logged intoWin2K via cygwin sshd
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 22 Apr 2003, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 07:41:58PM -0400, lhall at pop dot ma dot ultranet dot com (lhall at pop dot ma dot ultranet dot com) wrote:
> > Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > > on Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 08:08:13PM +0100, Karsten M. Self (kmself at ix dot netcom dot com) wrote:
> > >> On the 2K box, from within legacy MS Windows, I can access shares. I've
> > >> "mapped" several of these via symlinks as /net/<host>/<share>/. Cygwin
> > >> under windows can access these shares.
> > >>
> > >> Cygwin via remote ssh cannot access these shares. Cygwin via *local*
> > >> ssh (ssh localhost; ls /net/<host>/<share> *does* work.
> > >
> > > In an offlist response, I was asked whether or not I was not using
> > > password authentication. Indeed I wasn't, relying instead on RSAKEY
> > > with ssh-agent for passwordless connections.
> > > This is apparently a known bug with Cygwin's SSH:
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > No, an unavoidable consequence of Windows' authentication mechanism.
> > > you can access the remote host but not shares
> > > connected to it. Falling back on password auth avoids this issue,
> > > though it reduces the convenience factor.
> > Max.
> > Yes, I'm in 100% agreement with what Max says here. If my previous
> > response suggested otherwise, it is incorrect. This is a consequence
> > of the Windows authentication mechanism.
> Anyone have details on this or references to prior discussion? I have
> to admit it was among my first thoughts, but don't know the specifics.
I don't know how detailed you wanted the prior discussion to be, but this
*is* mentioned in
> I've also received several off-list responses (and requests), which I
> have to say rub me a bit the wrong way. I use lists for public
> discourse. Unless there's a good reason for replying privately (off
> topic, your ex will hunt you down and kill you), rollow up to list.
> Don't ask me for private support unless you're willing to pay my rates
> for same.
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