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Re: Virtual Users

On Jul 12 11:52, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 7:57 AM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> > Greetings, Florian Hager!
> >
> >> I need to create a virtual user,but how?
> >
> > First question whould be "why", not "how".
> >
> >> I've already researched on this topic,and it seems you can only 'add'
> >> a Windows User to CygWin.
> >> But as I'm using CygWin on USB,and so there are always different users
> >> as soon as i plug it in,I need to make a virtual user in CygWin.
> >
> > One doesn't link to another. Sorry. Need more elaboration.
> >
> >> So,how can this be done?
> >
> >> If there's no way using CygWin,is there a way to add the needed
> >> data(passwd,etc.) manually?
> >
> > Why?
> I understand the why; the OP needs a common user to move between PC
> with the USB data.  The easiest solution I can think of would be to
> set Cygwin to always run as administrator but is the administrator SID
> always equal between various systems?

No, only the RID is the same.  The SID always consists of the system or
AD SID, plus a RID which is always 500 for the builtin admin account.


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