Can you modify how Cygwin prepends domain name to username?

Marco Atzeri
Thu Sep 8 12:26:00 GMT 2016

On 08/09/2016 14:14, Carl wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Is is posible to modify the behavior of how Cygwin prepends a domain
> name to a username?
> I need to setup GPFS in an environment where the PC is a member of one
> domain and the user that the sshd service will run as is a member of a
> different domain.
> There is a trust relationship between the domains, however the user
> has its domain name prepended and this breaks things for setting up
> ie:
> ADUNSW+root@gpfs2-pc:~ $ mkpasswd.exe -c
> ADUNSW+root:*:2149521262:2147484161:U-ADUNSW\root,S-1-5-21-1140405718-358989843-3445714273-2037614:/home/root:/bin/bash
> I welcome any suggestions on how I might be able to work around this?
> Thanks,
> Carl.

mkpasswd.exe -c > /etc/passwd

and change in /etc/passwd the user name "ADUNSW+root" to what you want.


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