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Re: Still testing needed: New passwd/group AD/SAM integration

On Apr 13 14:34, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> > What bugs me a bit is what this means for applications which expect
> > fixed usernames.  Sshd, for instance, expects the fixed username
> > "sshd" right now when using privilege separation.  I discussed this
> > with the OpenSSH devs, and they understand the problem, but they think
> > this should be handled by a Cygwin-specific function.  So there's some
> > extra work in it for me to get OpenSSH up to speed with this change,
> > but I fear I'm not the only one.  The more configurable stuff like this
> > is, the more complicated it gets maintaining some packages.
> I really don't see a problem. Is this implementation-dependent issue?
> 99% you are operating within "current domain" and do not need to specify
> domain prefix at all.

Uh, but you're missing the situation where the machine is a domain
machine but the privilege separation account "sshd" is created in
the local SAM.  That's what the ssh-host-config script might do.
Sshd will have to use MACHINE<separator>sshd as username for privsep
in this case.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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