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Re: mkpasswd:  Access is denied.
I am running as a domain user that had administator privileges on my
computer. I don't have access to an account that is a domain adminstrator.
- Peter Canning
At 03:52 PM 2/14/2003, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> The strace output I provided was for a command that failed. I just forgot
> to mention that running
> strace --output=mkpasswd.strace.txt mkpasswd -u canning -d
> produces the following message:
> mkpasswd:  Access is denied
> as well as producing the strace output in the file that I attached to my
> original message.
> - Peter Canning
> At 03:16 PM 2/14/2003, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> > > I have been unable to successfully run mkpasswd -d since our
> > > upgraded to MS Exchange 2000. When I run
> > > mkpasswd -d
From the above ^^^^^^^^^^^^ (mkpasswd -d) I thought you meant it was that
exact command that was failing and not `mkpasswd -u canning -d', which from
the output below it would look that way as it was printing more than just
your user information.
> > > I get the following output
> > > SYSTEM:*:18:544:,S-1-5-18::
> > > Administrators:*:544:544:,S-1-5-32-544::
> > > mkpasswd:  Access is denied.
> > >
> > > I suspect this is caused by some problem with the configuration of the
> > > domain controller, but I don't know enough about domain controllers to
> > > guess any more than that.
> > > The problem is preventing me from using sash to log in remotely to my
> > >
> > > I've attached the output of running
> > > strace --output=mkpasswd.strace.txt mkpasswd -u canning -d
> > > to this message. I have been unable to interpret this output enough
> > > figure out what is causing the problem. If anyone can figure out what
> > > causing the problem, and suggest what might be done to fix it, I would
> > > grateful.
> >Can you provide strace output from when you are running `mkpasswd -d'? As
> >what you provided was for a command that worked (?).
What user are you running mkpasswd as? If not Administrator, can you run it
elfyn at exposure dot org dot uk
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