Network drives & ssh access
Fri Sep 3 19:29:00 GMT 2010
--On Tuesday, August 24, 2010 1:35 PM -0700 Quanah Gibson-Mount <> wrote:
> --On Tuesday, August 24, 2010 1:19 PM -0400 "Larry Hall (Cygwin)"
> <> wrote:
>> A missing password is likely your problem, since that's at the heart of
>> your original problem really. But I actually wasn't thinking of this
>> as the solution to your problem when I pointed you at the FAQ. Running
>> a service as the user you'll log in as is really just a workaround.
>> I was thinking more of:
> Using the passwd -R bit did not change the behavior. I still am unable
> to access the network share when logging in via SSH, but it works just
> fine when starting cygwin locally.
> I will note that the network share (CIFS) uses a different
> username/password than my local user/password on the windows box (That,
> unfortunately, is not under my control).
> However, I set up the share using net use \\IP\share /savecreds, and that
> does mount the drive to Windows at least every time without prompting,
> and Cygwin locally is able to use it. It is only an issue with the SSH
The CIFS mount now uses the same username/password as the windows user. I
have used passwd -R to store the user's password in the registry. The
drive again shows up when launching cygwin manually, and it still fails to
show up when I use ssh to connect.
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