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- To: 'Corinna Vinschen' <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: Login/Domains
- From: "Morrison, John" <John dot Morrison at uk dot experian dot com>
- Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 16:21:28 +0100
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Corinna Vinschen [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 09 April 2001 2:36 pm
> To: cygwin
> Subject: Re: Login/Domains
> On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 12:19:52PM +0100, Morrison, John wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I'm trying to get ssh (along with everyone else I think
> *GRIN*) working.
> Not *grin*. I would really like to know how much people don't have
> a problem to run sshd (besides me).
My apologies - I didn't intend to be offensive. If it's any consolation - I
have no problems using ssh to connect to a Linux sshd.
> > However, as a first step I thought that I'd attempt to
> login, because if
> > that didn't work ssh has _no chance!_. I've added my
> domain to the passwd
> > file and group...
> > /bin/mkpasswd -ld micromarketing > /etc/passwd
> > /bin/mkgroup -ld micromarketing > /etc/group
> > and then... login
> > Now, my user name is morrijr so
> > $ grep morrijr /etc/passwd
> > morrijr::1324:1141:John
> > h
> > $ login
> > login: morrijr
> > Password:
> > Login incorrect
> Did you add the appropriate user rights as it's described in
> /usr/doc/Cygwin/openssh*.README and /usr/doc/Cygwin/inetutils*.README
> and in many mails to this mailing list?
Ah, difficulty there - I'm not the system's administrator. Does anybody
have some arguments as to _why_ I need these rights on the domain? (apart
from wanting to get sshd working)
> > I've read something about adding the domain to the passwd
> file (U- I think),
> > is there a reason that this isn't done automatically?
> Nobody added it to mkpasswd.
Is the domain case sensitive? Can I find out what Cygwin thinks the domain
is? Should my /etc/passwd look like...
Or have I got the domain in the wrong location?
Thanks for responding to a stupid newbie to all this Corinna. I _use_
cygwin's toolset every day and am (slowly) learning more about it and the
unix paradigms it's built on.
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