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Re: permisions: cat from bash vs type from cmd

Greetings, Morten Kjærulff!

> Hi,

> I am sure there is a fine explanation for what I see here, but what do
> I need to read to understand, or what is the explanation.

> My friend is trying to protect his .netrc on his virtual server, which
> works when I uses native windows commands, but I can see his file when
> I uses cygwin? I am running on my own PC and we are on the same
> domain.

Do you run Cygwin with administrator privileges?

> morten@mortenpc ~
> $ cat //virtualserver/d$/mhome/.netrc
> machine computerxxx login userxxx password passxxx

> morten@mortenpc ~
> $ cmd
> Microsoft Windows [version 6.1.7601]
> Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. Alle rettigheder forbeholdes.

> D:\mhome>type \\virtualserver\d$\mhome\.netrc
> Adgang nægtet.

That sounds suspiciously similar to the different access tokens.

Running both cmd and type in the same session would be more illustrative.

> D:\mhome>exit

> morten@mortenpc ~
> $ mount
> D:/cygwin/bin on /usr/bin type ntfs (binary,noacl)
> D:/cygwin/lib on /usr/lib type ntfs (binary,noacl)
> D:/cygwin on / type ntfs (binary,auto)
> D:/mhome on /home/morten type ntfs (binary,noacl)
> C: on /cygdrive/c type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,noumount,auto)
> D: on /cygdrive/d type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,noumount,auto)
> H: on /cygdrive/h type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,noumount,auto)
> O: on /cygdrive/o type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,noumount,auto)
> P: on /cygdrive/p type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,noumount,auto)
> S: on /cygdrive/s type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,noumount,auto)
> X: on /cygdrive/x type ntfs (binary,noacl,posix=0,noumount,auto)

> morten@mortenpc ~
> $

> "Adgang nægtet." means access denied.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 21:36:33

Sorry for my terrible english...

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