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Re: Syncronizing Windows users and cygwin useres automaticaly

On Wed, 1 Mar 2006, Mair, Paul wrote:

<>.  Thanks.

> Hallo,
> I'm using cygwin and Windows Server 2003.
> Is there a possibility to synchronization of the Windows user and the
> cygwin users automatically on the creation of the Windows user without
> typing mkpasswd -local > /etc/passwd.
> Or exists a possibility to create a user into cygwin that is than
> automatically createt in Windows.
> Thanks for any suggestion

Well, you could contribute the "useradd" and "groupadd" scripts that
invoke "net user" and "net group" respectively, and then run "mkpasswd -u
username >> /etc/passwd" and "mkgroup -g groupname >> /etc/group"...  I'm
sure this kind of functionality would be well received.

However, adding the user via the regular Windows means would still require
explicit synchronization.
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