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Re: cygwin virtual user

you got any other idea how to chnage password.

what about if i change unused_by_nt/XP/Pro

--- On Tue, 13/5/08, Corinna Vinschen <> wrote:

> From: Corinna Vinschen <>
> Subject: Re: cygwin virtual user
> To:
> Date: Tuesday, 13 May, 2008, 8:49 PM
> On May 13 20:35, Jaspreet Singh wrote:
> > ok now i created virtual user with 'test'
> username. login and proftpd works and i can guess sshd and
> others work too.
> > 
> > So username, UID, GID, first part of gcos like name of
> user, home directory and shell can be changed believe me.
> > 
> > just 1 qus? more
> > 
> > How to give some different password to virtual user as
> it only accepts password of same SID, last part of gcos ????
> That won't work.  It's still the same underlying
> Windows user with the
> same Windows password.  That should be clear from using the
> same SID.
> Corinna
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