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Re: permission denied for Remsh on Windows 2000 Server
- From: "Alejandro Lopez-Valencia" <dradul at etb dot net dot co>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 07:59:11 -0500
- Subject: Re: permission denied for Remsh on Windows 2000 Server
- Organization: House of Cuckoo
- References: <email@example.com>
El Wed, 17 Dec 2003 17:51:07 +0530, Amit RATHEE escribiÃ en el mensaje
El Wed, 17 Dec 2003 16:44:34 +0530, Amit RATHEE escribiÃ en el mensaje
I have a domain with many users and I try to enumerate the userid .It
out to be 193456 by cygwin.Now I delete the entries from passwd file and
make the UID very short i.e. 19 and when I log in as user it shows me
Everything works well if I do the same above activities with the uid
less than the 65356 no. generated by cygwin.
SO you suggest me what to do?
I'm afraid you can't use easily the UID generated to your account by the
SMB network domain controller, because it is too high. Traditionally Unix
has that 16-bit limitation in the number of different users allowed in a
system. As far as I know, only newer Unix-like (but not Unix) OSs have
higher limits on UID numbers (Linux, QNX and such-like).
This is what I'd do assuming you have a machine-wide cygwin installation
(not tested, no warranties this would work, you are welcome to be a
willing guinea pig :-):
Create a local user in your box, not registered with the Domain Controler,
that is, you login locally, no roaming profile, no network authorization.
Login to that account, open your cygwin shell to create the new home
directory, log out. Login to your default account and edit /etc/passwd,
change the home directory of the new account to the one of your real
account. Close the shell. From the Windows Explorer, select the directory
of your prefered account and assign shared ownership to the local account
recursively. And, you may need to change access control from ntsec to ntea
or not at all, and remove some custom ownership properties in the
directories you want to access as well as playing a bit with chmod, see
filemodes.html for an explanation.
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