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Re: Telnet's driving me mad!

--- Keith Starsmeare <> wrote:
> Can anyone off any suggestions as to why I can't access UNC paths on
> some of
> my machines using telnet but I can on others?
> It's not a windows share problem - if I log in on those machines I can
> see
> the directories I'm trying to see.
> It's not a Cygwin version problem - each machine has the same version of
> Cygwin and Inetutils (and only one cygwin dll on each machine).
> But on all my machines except my laptop if I telnet in and try to cd to
> a
> network share I get "Permission denied".
> I am accessing machine spanning different domains. But if I have the
> permissions required when I log in then shouldn't I have the same
> permissions when I telnet in? My inetd is a service installed using
> /usr/sbin/inetd --install-as-service, so it's running as the local
> system
> account.
> This is really bugging me and I've tried reinstalling cygwin and playing
> with the passwd file. I can't think of what else to try. This used to
> work
> fine for me. :-(
> Suggestions on an email... please!

I don't run nt/2000, but this has come up in the past.  Search the mailing
list archives.  I believe that you need to run the telnetd as an account
that has privilages to view those paths.  Again, searching the archives
would provide more information.


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