Can't start cron daemon in Cygwin 1.5.23 under WinXP SP2

Igor Peshansky pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Fri Jan 26 14:06:00 GMT 2007


On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Marco Atzeri wrote:

> --- Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@XXXXXX.XXX> ha scritto:

<http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR>.  Thanks.

> > Actually the SID S-1-5-32-545 is the Users group on
> > the local machine.
> > If you need the SID for the Domain Users group you
> > have to retrieve
> > it using `mkgroup -d -g "Domain Users"', which gives
> > you something
> > like this:
> >
> >   $ mkgroup -d -g 'Domain Users'
> >   Domain Users
> > :S-1-5-21-380728306-1056519143-2954708907-513:10513:
>
> a related question, there is in Cygwin a utility
> similar to psgetsid of Mark Russinovich ?
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/psgetsid.mspx
>
> when we have tens of thousands of accounts in
> the domain mkgroup will be busy for long time, and
> usually we need a very limited subset of SID's

Did you take a look at the -g flag for mkgroup (and the related -u flag
for mkpasswd)?  It lets you select the specific groups you want in
/etc/group.  Of course, if you miss any, there'll be trouble, so it might
be best to just let mkgroup run overnight. :-)
HTH,
	Igor
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