Wrong output of id.exe respectively no SSH login possible...

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Dec 15 13:05:00 GMT 2008

On Dec 15 12:12, Carsten.Porzler@spb.de wrote:
> Hello,
> on some servers (Windows Server 2003, SP2) we have the problem, that the 
> passwd and group file are not interpreted correctly, obviously.
> If  I execute the tool id.exe without parameters, I get back the following 
> line:
> uid=400(<username>) gid=401(mkpasswd) groups=401(mkpasswd)
> If we we run id.exe withe any username as parameter, I get back the 
> following line:
> id: <username>: No such user

This might correlate with the problem reported in

No fix yet.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/

More information about the Cygwin mailing list