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Re: Windows 7 sshd can only login as cyg_server

On Aug 22 16:30, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> On 08/22/2014 04:19 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Aug 22 13:23, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> >>On 08/22/2014 09:06 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>>On Aug 21 15:16, Bernd Prager wrote:
> >>>>sshd: PID 2968: fatal: chown(/dev/pty1, 124683, 10513) failed: Permission
> >>>>denied
> >>>>
> >>>>Can anybody help?
> >>>
> >>>I'll have to test this, but as a start, can you try to setup
> >>>cyg_server as a domain account?  See
> >>>
> >>
> >>I know this is a contradictory report but logging in (pubkey) with my domain
> >>user account and local cyg_server actually works fine.  I know. I'm
> >>surprised too. ;-)  This is W7 Enterprise and Cygwin 64-bit.
> >
> >Is your domain account an admin or a non-admin account?
> It is a member of local Administrators.

That's what I meant.  Do you have a non-admin account for testing
a login?

> >Today I confused myself a lot by trying it (I'm using a domain cyg_server
> >account for years so it was a bit of hacking) and I was able to login
> >with a domain admin account but not with a normal domain account.
> That's with a local cyg_server running the service?

Yes, sorry for not being clearer.  That was the hacky part.  It required
to change the domain policy and stuff like that.

> >I didn't manage to debug this further.  However, what I never encounter is
> >a "chown(/dev/ptyX,...) Permission denied" message.
> Yeah, me neither.  That's... special. ;-)

...and a bit incomprehensible :(


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

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