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Re: Setting up user mode cron
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: Andrew DeFaria <ADeFaria at Salira dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 13:54:17 -0500
- Subject: Re: Setting up user mode cron
At 01:45 PM 1/10/2002, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> Anyway, cron has no access to them. It's running under SYSTEM
> account which has only access to publicly available net drives, that
> is, drives which are available w/o any form of authentication
> No credentials, no authenticated network drive access. That's it.
>Questions: What is a publicly available net drive? How does one tell if it is publicly available vs. non publicly available?
I think the above quote from Corinna answers this question. In other words,
if Windows would ask you to identify yourself if you browsed to this share
as a user the domain doesn't know about, then you'll see a problem when
trying to use this share with cron (and some other) tools.
Someone will correct me if I'm wrong. ;-)
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