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RE: Can't kill other users processes
- To: HRebs at heyde dot de, prentis at aol dot net
- Subject: RE: Can't kill other users processes
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2001 10:10:09 -0400
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com, deo at logos-m dot ru
Hm, this seems to correlate exactly with Corinna's recommendation.
Congratulations to Corinna! ;-)
Thanks for verifying her statements Holger.
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At 08:03 AM 8/8/2001, HRebs@heyde.de wrote:
>Finally I found some time for testing.
>The problem seems to relate to the setting of the CYGWIN var.
>If you set 'ntsec' kill works as I know it from Unix/Linux.
>Without 'ntsec' kill complains: Not ownwer.
>From: Prentis Brooks [mailto:email@example.com]
>Sent: Monday, August 06, 2001 1:14 PM
>To: egor duda
>Subject: Re: Can't kill other users processes
>On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, egor duda wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Monday, 06 August, 2001 HRebs@heyde.de HRebs@heyde.de wrote:
> > Hhd> Even if I am loged on as root (administrator) I can't kill other
> > Hhd> users processes.
> > Hhd> Kill always complains: Not owner!
> > this is by design. if some user was able to kill other user's
> > processes it would be serious breach in security. Unices don't allow
> > this too.
>hrmmm. except on Unix the root user can kill anything, this is a good point.
>And, I am able to kill other user's pids, as long as I am root, haven't
>domain admin, but local root (Administrator) can nuke other pids.
>I have my CYGWIN var setup with "binmode ntsec tty"
> Can you respond with the output of a cygcheck -s?
> > Egor. mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19
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