why am I administrator?
Wed Jan 10 13:34:00 GMT 2001
> > > USER=administrator but USERNAME=dlipofsky.
> > > USERNAME is set by the OS. Here is a dump of some enviroment
> > > variables, from bash and from the DOS prompt respectively.
> >USER is set in the /etc/profile function by issuing the `id -un`
> >command. The id command gets it's name from the associated uid in the
> >/etc/passwd file.
> >I can also guess that you are in the local administrator group and
> >logged on as a domain user. Upon setup a /etc/passwd file is created
> >from the local sid. You need to add your domain sid for your user
> This seems to come up allot. Maybe we need an FAQ for this?
A FAQ would be great. Obviously there are major
passwd differences between cygwin and unix.
I set up a line in /etc/passwd for dlipofsky with
a made-up UID and GID. This seems to work.
So what happened before I had this? It sounds like it couldn't
find dlipofsky so it just when with the default. Is that it?
Also what are the strings that look like
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