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Re: Passing domain credentials for a non-domain machine (similar to mapping drives through the Windows shell)
- From: Igor Peshansky <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Joseph Koenig <jkoenig at broadcom dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 22:19:54 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Passing domain credentials for a non-domain machine (similar to mapping drives through the Windows shell)
- References: <09BFF2FA5EAB4A45B6655E151BBDD9030501D20C@NT-IRVA-0750.brcm.ad.broadcom.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 5 Sep 2007, Joseph Koenig wrote:
> I have a desktop that I use to access a share with domain credentials
> despite not being on domain. So when I map a drive, I map it under
> "domain\user" and give it the password. This drive is mapped as Z.
> When I use cygwin to work on those files, it does not inherit the
> permissions that I mapped the network drive under and instead insists on
> using my local windows user and password (generated with mkpasswd)
> rather than what I mapped Z as.
You want to add "smbntsec" to your CYGWIN environment variable. See
<http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-cygwinenv.html> for details.
> Is there an easy way to manually edit the /etc/passwd file or change how
> cygwin reads the mapped volume to get it to use the same permissions
> that the windows shell is using?
You'll also want to use "mkpasswd -d >> /etc/passwd" to get domain user
information into it, and possibly "mkgroup -d >> /etc/group" (notice the
double ">>" to append).
> (I searched the archives for this....I'm sure it's been answered but I
> couldn't find anything - I apologize....)
It also helps to read and follow
> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
in particular the bit about attaching the output of "cygcheck -svr".
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