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RE: [RFC] Globally creating a user and a group "root"
- From: "Morrison, John" <John dot Morrison at uk dot experian dot com>
- To: "'cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 11:37:11 -0000
- Subject: RE: [RFC] Globally creating a user and a group "root"
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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
>>> 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.
But you display it in the next echo...
"User 'root' has been created with password 'xxxx'.
> Can you give this script another test?
Other than that it works fine :)
Shame theres no way of setting the password to never expire :(
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