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Re: Microsoft Accounts (was Re: Problem with "None" Group on Non-Domain Members)

On May  6 14:52, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> - One account in the user token's group list is a special SID for a
>   user(!) account which apparently connects your local account with the
>   Microsoft Account.  Here's the output from Windows' own `whoami' tool:
>     MicrosoftAccount\  User  S-1-11-96-3623454863-58364-18864-2661722203-1597581903-2673650909-3269597714-2381787221-1144632321-4110357092 Mandatory group, Enabled by default, Enabled group
> [...]
> - The maximum length of a netbios domain name is defined as DNLEN
>   in lmcons.h.  DNLEN is 15.  The new domain name "MicrosoftAccount"
>   has a length of 16.  Cygwin uses buffers based on DNLEN :-P


Does anybody here use a Microsoft Account on a non-English Windows system?
If so, I'd like to see the output of

  /cygdrive/c/Windows/System32/whoami /groups | grep S-1-11-

What I'm especially interested in is, if the domain name,
"MicrosoftAccount" is localized or not.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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