whoami and ownership

Larry Hall (RFK Partners Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Tue Jun 26 10:26:00 GMT 2001

At 01:00 PM 6/26/2001, JROZYCKI@ebmail.gdeb.com wrote:
>When I run whoami, it echoes "Administrator"  but my NT login id is "jrozycki"
>How do I switch this so that when I create directories it puts the correct
>username?  Mostly I want
>to fix this for ssh. When I run ssh - it keeps trying to create
>/home/Administrator/.ssh but can't.
>I have tried changing some environmental variables such as:
>export USER=jrozycki and export USERNAME=jrozycki but this did not work.

You should go looking in the email archives for Corinna's response to this
question.  I forget the details although I know the solution is *not* to 
change the /etc/passwd file as I once suggested.  Too bad I only remember
the wrong way to do things. ;-)

Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
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