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Re: Confused about several issues with setting up cron
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: bartels <bartels at mailme dot ath dot cx>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:08:35 +0400
- Subject: Re: Confused about several issues with setting up cron
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- Reply-to: Andrey Repin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
>>> By the way: SYSTEM is not a user.
>> Since when?
> Since Bill Gates stopped sleeping in his garage? :)
> $ passwd SYSTEM
> passwd: unknown user SYSTEM
> Without knowing too much about Windows internals, I have always considered
> SYSTEM to be a context, rather than a user.
Your assumption is wrong. Greatly simplifying, NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM is a
built-in access control group, under which whole system kernel works.
Taking out the rights for SYSTEM to f.e. access certain directory will prevent
most services from changing it.
> Please give me your take, if you have more info.
> I am interested
It's offtopic in this mailing list.
If you're interested in a full list of built-in users and groups, I suggest
you check the user list as given by ACL editors, when you use search function.
Andrey Repin (email@example.com) 23.09.2013, <22:01>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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