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Re: sshd must be restarted

As I mentioned before, I have *two* entries in /etc/passwd, one corresponding to my "senior" account on the local system and one corresponding to the domain account.

I've had some really strange behavior as a result. I was able to rsync from the windows box to itself only to discover that the the files that managed to copy were not readable by the login that issued the rsync.

senior:unused_by_nt/2000/xp:11112:10545:senior,U-SPACEAPPS\senior,S-1-5-21-893714851-1888236101-3871409848-1112:/cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/senior.SPACEAPPS.000:/bin/bash

Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:

Ken Senior wrote:


Some packages (SSH) think the home page should be /home/senior whereas the
default bash shell thinks it's located in /cygdrive/c/Documents and

This is not surprising. You set HOME in your environment to point to '/cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/senior.DOMAIN'. That's the path you will see as your home if you log in locally. ssh finds your path in '/etc/passwd' and I'm sure you'll find it listed there as '/home/senior'. Change this with an editor or see the options to 'mkpasswd'. Or remove/ rename the environment variable. It's probably easiest to remove the variable, since everything will then look to '/etc/passwd'

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