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Re: Windows Public Key Authentication
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 09:04:32AM +0000, Zimmermann, Benjamin wrote:
>since quite a while I am fighting with the problem that Cygwin does not
>create a separte login-session when you use the public-key authentication.
>Unfortunatly I did not find any good solution to workaround this problem.
>General speaking I have not a problem with the behaviour itself, but when
>I use the public-key authentication the Windows Utility "diskpart.exe" does
>not start. It only works when I use password-authentication instead.
>But as diskpart is included in some scripts, it is mandandory for me to use the
>I have already search in the archived mails and found some older entries from
>the last years discussing this item. In one of the list I have found the following
>statement: "It is a limitation of Windows and won't be remedied in the Cygwin 1.5.x series".
>Based on this situation I have the following question:
>1) Does anybody know a good workaround/solution to make diskpart.exe AND
> public-key authentication working?
>2) Does anybody know how to make it happen that a new user-session will be
> created using the public-key authentication?
>3) When will the next major release of Cygwin (Cygwin 1.7 or so...) be released?
>4) Does anybody know if the public-key authentication / own session-feature
> will be solved in Cygwin 1.7?
>Many thanks for your feedback. I really appreciate it.
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