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Re: [bug: csih] Setting privileged rights to cyg_server fails on Windows 7.


On 14/06/18 07:22, Takashi Yano wrote:
Hi Corinna,

On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 20:14:07 +0200
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
There's something fishy in your environment.  The variable LOGONSERVER
is always set in Windows NT, at least since NT4.  For standalone
machines LOGONSERVER is set to "\\<machinename>".  You should really
try to find out why LOGONSERVER isn't set for you.

With your advice, I have found the cause. I usually logon as a user
who does not have administrator rights for security reason. This user
belong to only "Users" group. When I need administrator rights,
I use "Run as administrator" menu to switch to another user who
has administrator rights. In this case, LOGONSERVER is not set.

If I logoff from the first user account and logon as the second user,

Moreover, the behaviour above seems to be true not only on Windows 7,
but also on Windows 10.

I have confirmed that iu-config successfully finishes without the
patch I proposed, if I logon as an administrative user instead of
using "Run as administrator".

Thank you very much.

I proposed a similar patch last year, due to the same scenario you
mention (elevate to Administrator as a different user):

I got busy and never followed up on Corinna's concerns.


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