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Re: accessing shared drives when logged in via ssh
- From: David Rothenberger <d dot roth at verizon dot net>
- To: Scott Evans <gse at antisleep dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:53:31 -0700
- Subject: Re: accessing shared drives when logged in via ssh
- References: <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > This is expected behavior if sshd is running as LocalSystem and you used
> > publickey authentication when you logged in. On my Win2k box, I can
> > access shares if I use password authentication.
> No way -- really? I'll have to try it.
> That behavior seems pretty surprising to me; why should the type of
> authentication end you up with any more or less priveleges? And for that
> matter, why would *password* auth be treated as "more secure" than
This is really a good thing. Basically, the sshd daemon can not switch
user contexts within the domain without a password. If that weren't the
case, a user with only local Admin rights could use ssh to become _any
user_ in the domain without ever providing a password for that user!
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