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Re: using ntsec, su doesn't work

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Maurício wrote:

>    Hi,
>    I'm using cygwin latest install. I did:
> mkpasswd -l > /etc/passwd
> mkgroup -l > /etc/group
>    When I log as administrator or as user (postgres), 'who' gives the
> proper name. However, when I try 'su Administrator' or 'su postgres' it
> rejects the password. I can log on win2000 using those passwords.
>    What am I doing wrong?
>    Thanks,
>    Maurcio

Nothing, this is expected behavior.  'su' doesn't work under Cygwin unless
the user has appropriate privileges.  See
<> for
details.  You can always use "ssh user at localhost" or Windows services
("at" or "runas").
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