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Re: messed up user permissions from w2k terminal session

On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 04:48:43PM -0400, James D Below wrote:
> HI everyone,
> I'm not sure how I did it but I messed up my user permissions or local 
> policy settings.  Now whenever I run any cygwin app (bash.exe, wc.exe, 
> rxvt.exe) from a w2k terminal session and logged in as a user, I see the 
> following error:
>  **** CreateFileMapping, Win32 error 5.  Terminating.
> I'm running Windows 2000 SP4 and CYGWIN = binmode tty ntsec
> More specific details....
> If I am logged into the console I can run any cygwin apps. When I log in 
> remotely to the server through ssh, everything is fine.  The only time a 
> problem occurs is when I login through a terminal server client using an 
> account other than "Administrator". The administrator account doesn't 
> experience problem. A user account belonging in the Administrators group 
> does.

You don't say what version of Cygwin you are using.
If it's a recent one, could you try a snapshot? The problem may be fixed
since 9/26.


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