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Re: Can't kill other users processes
On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 07:13:43AM -0400, Prentis Brooks wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, egor duda wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Monday, 06 August, 2001 HRebs@heyde.de HRebs@heyde.de wrote:
> > Hhd> Even if I am loged on as root (administrator) I can't kill other
> > Hhd> users processes.
> > Hhd> Kill always complains: Not owner!
> > this is by design. if some user was able to kill other user's
> > processes it would be serious breach in security. Unices don't allow
> > this too.
> hrmmm. except on Unix the root user can kill anything, this is a good point.
> And, I am able to kill other user's pids, as long as I am root, haven't tested
> domain admin, but local root (Administrator) can nuke other pids.
> I have my CYGWIN var setup with "binmode ntsec tty"
which is required to be able
to kill other users' processes.
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