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RE: Press for Cygwin
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: RE: Press for Cygwin
- From: Peter Ring <pri at magnus dot dk>
- Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 09:33:55 +0200
While the article may be a bit misguided, there was a neat trick that I
didn't know about: how to get a shell running under the LocalSystem account.
"... needs to run under the security context of LocalSystem to function
properly. The easiest way to start a shell is to go to the server's command
line and type one of the following commands. If you have Task Scheduler,
net start "task scheduler"
net start schedule
Then, regardless of which scheduler you have, type
at <current time + 1 minute> /interactive C:\winnt\system32\cmd.exe
When the specified time comes, the scheduler will launch a command shell
that LocalSystem owns. You can then use this shell ..."
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