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Re: [RFC] Globally creating a user and a group "root"

On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 11:24:55AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 09:58:52AM -0000, Morrison, John wrote:
> > Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > >   I don't know exactly
> > > but it's possible that W2K doesn't have these SeDenyWhatever user
> > > rights. 
> > 
> > editrights -a SeDenyRemoteInteractiveLogonRight -u root
> > 
> > was the one that failed.  Would it be best (assuming these
> > last 3 are optional) to 2> /dev/null them?  Is there any other info
> > that would help?
> Er... only this one?  Hmm, that makes sense, sort of.  Look like
> this right only exist since XP.
> I'm reluctant to devnull them.  There might be a real error covered
> when doing this.  I'll better add another variable to check if running
> under XP or newer.

ping! ping! ping! 

New create-root script attached!

This script should do it right now.  Additionally I changed the way
how the password is read to using the `read -s' option to hide what's
actually typed in.

Can you give this script another test?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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