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Re: ssh problem using publickey in domain environment

On 02/24/2010 02:13 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
On Feb 23 12:35, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
On 02/23/2010 12:01 PM, Jukka Inkeri wrote:
If your server is member of domain, howto make users, sshd, (which
order) ... without setuid problem when using publickey auth ? cyg_server
and sshd - domain user or local or both, ???

In order for the SSH server to switch user context to a domain user, the service's user (cyg_server) must be a domain user with the rights outlined in 'ssh-host-config'. I'm not sure if it's a requirement that the 'sshd' user also be a domain user. I've never played with that.

I added a FAQ entry lately:
You might want to change that to:

$ mkpasswd -l -d your_domain>>  /etc/passwd
$ mkgroup -l -d your_domain>>  /etc/group

so as not to destroy whatever the user had in /etc/{passwd,group}.
Andrew DeFaria <>
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