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Re: telnet - connection refused in windows xp home


I think what you mean is that you do not have the means to set the local or
domain security policy and give the user you want to run inetd as the
*special* permissions required to RunAs service wise. This facility does
not exist in the Home edition of Windows XP, where you can grant security
policy permissions, but as I have heard it does support it in Professional.

As you cant change these permissions you'll just have to use the
LocalSystem (SYSTEM) account to run the inetd service. When using XP Home I
was able to get all of the cygwin daemons I use (ftpd,inetd,sshd) running
as well as they were on their Windows 2000 counterparts. The LocalSystem
account is the default user to run a service as on Windows NT4/5 and XP.


Original Message:
From: Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2002 23:06:03 -0500
Subject: Re: telnet - connection refused in windows xp home
You are right. However I am unable to figure out how to login as LocalSystem 
(SYSTEM in /etc/passwd?).

xp home does not list SYSTEM or even Adminstrator as a selectable user.
thanks , be patient please I am getting there!!

At 04:41 PM 12/7/2002, wrote:
>I am unable to use remote connection to my pc(s) running windows xp home.
>After going through the inetutils documentation, and looking  at the
>under windows xp, I can see that inetd is not running. I am also unable to 
>start the inetd. According to the documentation it must be because some 
>special permissions I need but which I cannot set in xp home.

Perhaps you can be more specific about this special permission and why you
can't set it.   

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