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Re: using ntsec, su doesn't work
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Maurício <briqueabraque at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 09:43:28 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: using ntsec, su doesn't work
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Maurício wrote:
> I'm using cygwin latest install. I did:
> mkpasswd -l > /etc/passwd
> mkgroup -l > /etc/group
> When I log as administrator or as user (postgres), 'who' gives the
> proper name. However, when I try 'su Administrator' or 'su postgres' it
> rejects the password. I can log on win2000 using those passwords.
> What am I doing wrong?
Nothing, this is expected behavior. 'su' doesn't work under Cygwin unless
the user has appropriate privileges. See
details. You can always use "ssh user at localhost" or Windows services
("at" or "runas").
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