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

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.

Never been in such situation, thanks for clarification.

Andrey Repin ( 14.04.2014, <12:57>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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