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Re: SCP under SYSTEM
- From: Prentis Brooks <prentis at aol dot net>
- To: Bob Bradford <Bob dot Bradford at kntc dot ca>
- Cc: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 08:21:46 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: SCP under SYSTEM
How about using cron to exec your scp, that way you can have the scp exec
as a user with keys.
On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, Bob Bradford wrote:
> I am trying to run an SCP operation as a scheduled operation. It is
> convenient to fit this in with existing scheduled batch files using AT,
> and it all seems to run except that scp is complaining about keys (key
> verification failed message) and does not copy the file. If I run the
> bat file by hand as administrator it works fine.
> I think the cause is that there are no keys for SYSTEM. The AT command
> runs things as SYSTEM. I generated keys for Administrator, but I don't
> think those will get used by SYSTEM (true?). So how do I get this script
> to work? Can I generate keys for SYSTEM? Can I get it to use the
> Administrator keys (note the script must be able to be run by any user,
> so I can't force it to just one identity file)?
> I can run the thing from cron if cron switches user context, if that is
> the only solution. It will just be very inconvenient to have this one
> thing scheduled by cron when the rest are scheduled by AT.
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