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Re: cygwin virtual user
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 15:44:50 +0200
- Subject: Re: cygwin virtual user
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On May 13 18:35, Jaspreet Singh wrote:
> just a qus?
> can we create virtual user in /etc/passwd file
> like for real user entry is
> Now above is the real userstring for real user 'test'. can i create a virtual user in cygwin /etc/passwd with values of real user 'test'.
> like for virtual user entry is
> you can see that only login name, home dir and shell is changed.
> now i just want to know that how can XXXX login with /bin/bash, that doesn't matter. Real thing i want to know is that does this will work with ssh and telnet if i change shell to be /bin/bash and does it work with UW-IMAP, proftpd and UW-POP. like they recognize this user as a real user.
> Anybody got any idea ?
Did you read http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html#ntsec-sids ?
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