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Re: No Network Access Nearly Resolved

On Feb 18 14:50, Gary Furash wrote:
> I am running the latest Cygwin installation on Windows XP w/ all the latest
> windows patches. Here are the symptoms/facts.
> 1. When I delete the passwd and groups file, Cygwin makes a dummy logon for
> me. I can do all sorts of normal network activity from the command line (
> SSH, etc.). However, I don't think this is what you're supposed to do.
> 2. I have no local account for my user on the PC. It is associated with a
> windows domain account.
> 3. When I setup the groups and password files the way I think they should be
> setup, I have no access.

For a start, maybe you should set up /etc/passwd and /etc/group as they
are supposed to be, not as you think they should be:

$ mkpasswd -l -d > /etc/passwd
$ mkgroup -l -d > /etc/group


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