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Re: Logging in as SYSTEM (was Re: Quick password question...)
- From: Christopher January <chris at atomice dot net>
- To: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 16:32:43 +0100
- Subject: Re: Logging in as SYSTEM (was Re: Quick password question...)
- References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.1020905105821.32636Afirstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <20020905150138.GA1240@tishler.net>
On Thursday 05 Sep 2002 4:01 pm, you wrote:
> Did you mean to reply-all?
> On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 02:37:50PM +0100, Christopher January wrote:
> > On Thursday 05 Sep 2002 1:58 pm, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 11:14:17AM +0200, Bjoern Kahl AG Resy wrote:
> > > > I thought that is impossible ...)
> > I have the source code to a program that does su. I'll try to make it
> > into a Cygwin program one day.
> Don't you need a daemon (i.e., service) able to switch user context
> (e.g., running under LocalSystem) to pull this off?
IIRC you can give an account certain priveleges which means it can do this
There were two program I was thinking of. One just opens a shell as the SYSTEM
user, the other logs on a user and runs a program as them (when given the
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