Undo taking of ownership of LocalService & NetworkService file trees

Kurt Franke Kurt-Franke@web.de
Mon Jul 4 10:56:00 GMT 2011


Andrew Hancock <andymhancock <at> gmail.com> writes:

... something deleted
> 
> Would it suffice to use chown to force ownership back to the strings
> "LOCAL SERVICE" and "NETWORK SERVICE"?  Or is something deeper
> required to ensure complete and proper ownership transferral?
> 
Andrew

just add the following entries to your /etc/passwd file:

LocalService:*:19:544:U-NT AUTHORITY\LocalService,S-1-5-19::
NetworkService:*:20:544:U-NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService,S-1-5-20::

this will allow you
chown LocalService ...
or the same with NetworkService

kf



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