mkpasswd -d error

Keith Starsmeare
Tue Nov 23 08:22:00 GMT 1999

I've only recently become a domain user and it's giving me a few problems.

Firstly, I'm recognised only as Administrator - I have been added to the
local administrator group, I guess there's no way to get it to recognise my
username? (My current hack, so that I can use rsh, has been to replace
Administrator with my username in /etc/passwd.)

Also, when I try "mkpasswd -d $USERDOMAIN" I get the error "Cannot get PDC,
code = 2453". Yet "mkpasswd -d" gives some information, but it doesn't
include all the users in the domain.

If I take myself out of the Administrator group will I have a useful UID?

Is it possible to set up cygwin to work recognise domain users as well as it
recognised local users?

I'm using cygwin-b20.1 on WinNT Ver 4.0 build 1381 Service Pack 4.


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