Problem with ssh and public key authentication

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Thu Jun 29 16:49:00 GMT 2006


Robert Lurin wrote:
> While doing a proof of concept with our product (LSF, a batch management system), we found the following problem, on a system with Openssh installed:
> - we open an ssh session with public key authentication (no password entry)
> - we try to submit a job and the submission fails because the submission command is unable to determine the submission account (actually it thinks the submission account is NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM, the local system account)
>  
> I found the following mail which exactly matches our problem (after changing the user, the Win32 API still returns the original user) 
> http://www.cvsnt.org/pipermail/cvsnt/2001-December/000077.html
> 
> , but it's quite old..
>  
> I would like to know if this problem is still present in the current version of Cygwin, running on a Windows 2000 system, and if there is any work-around.
>  


This is still an open issue as you found and have surmised.


-- 
Larry Hall                              http://www.rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
216 Dalton Rd.                          (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746

--
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/



More information about the Cygwin mailing list