Manipulating user privileges (was Re: SSHD, Cygwin and Windows 2003)

Chris Rodgers
Thu Sep 18 00:19:00 GMT 2003

> Btw., the ssh-host-config already creates the sshd account, that's easy
> from the command line.  But creating a useful sshdproc account as above
> requires to be able to set user privileges like the famous "Create a
> token object" privilege.  Does anybody know a way how to do this on the
> command line which would allow ssh-host-config to do the above more or
> less automagically?  If such a command line tool doesn't exist as part
> of NT/2K/XP/03, would anybody be willing to create a simple command line
> tool for inclusion in Cygwin?  It would be sufficient if that tool could
> manipulate the above user privileges of an already existing user account.
> Anybody?


I have knocked up a small tool to add/remove/list user rights from the
command line. How do I go about contributing this?

The current (unpolished) version is at

Chris Rodgers

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