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Re: ID command returns mkgroup

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On 11/11/2009 05:32 PM, Dexter_Michael wrote:
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<>.  Thanks.

Subject: Re: ID command returns mkgroup

On 11/11/2009 02:15 PM, Dexter_Michael wrote:

I opened cygwin and typed "id" and I noticed the word mkgroup was
listed two times after my username.

So I search on this error and found the following command to fix:
mkpasswd -l -c>   /etc/passwd; mkgroup -l -d>   /etc/group

But now when I run id I get a totally different result. It seems the command has placed my userid into a number of ironious groups including Administrators. As fun as that sounds, it seems like I have given myself power I should not have as a basic user.

Can someone help me to correct my id output and rebuild my passwd or
group  files correctly...?

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Thanks Larry.

I have attached the cygcheck.out file.

OK, so you're a domain user that is also part of the local Administrators and local
Users group, in addition to being part of a number of other domain groups.
What groups do you believe you're not a part of and why?

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
216 Dalton Rd.                          (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746


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