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Possible to login as different user?
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Possible to login as different user?
- From: William Guynes <wguynes at mav dot net>
- Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2001 15:17:08 -0500
- Organization: DownWithSpam, Inc.
- Reply-To: wguynes at mav dot net
This problem is so fundamental in nature that it does not appear in
the documentation. Yes, I have read about NTSEC in the
I log into my Win2kPro box as me (i.e. not Administrator), but I am a
member of Administrator group. Cygwin has also set up a "me" and an
What is the expected procedure for me to login as "administrator",
assuming I'm logged in to Win2kPro as "me" to begin with?
- "su" command is non-existant in my default install. I installed
everything possible with the setup.exe.
- "login" gives a "Login incorrect"
After reading some of the mailing list archives, I used crypt and
tried to manually edit the /etc/passwd file password for those two
My problem appears to be some fundamental lack of understanding of
the differences between a full Unix system and Cygwin unix-emulation.
Cygwin has some expectations I'm only beginning to comprehend.
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