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Re: Using usernames and permissions from Windows domain accounts
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Hugo Bouckaert <Hugo dot Bouckaert at geoinformex dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 12:15:25 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Using usernames and permissions from Windows domain accounts
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, Hugo Bouckaert wrote:
> How can you set up cygwin so that Windows domain usernames are being
> used, rather than what I have now, which is, at the cygwin prompt:
> Note that people are logging into the machine as a domain user, but as
> that domain user they are administrator on their local machine. This is
> (I think) why cygwin puts Administrator@machine> at the prompt. However,
> I would like people to have a cygwin prompt which recognises their
> Windows domain username as well as the permissions, so that if they go
> into a directory with cygwin (for example a mapped Z drive), the windows
> permissions are taken into account when commands are given at the cygwin
> How can this be done?
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
"man mkpasswd", "man mkgroup", search both for "-d". Don't forget to make
backup copies of your /etc/passwd and /etc/group before modifying them.
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