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Re: telnet to host running inetd, login always with SYSTEM account

On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, kobi cohen arazi wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> If I need to send more
> information, please let me know and I'll do it.
> cygcheck.out is below.
> uname -a is
> CYGWIN_NT-5.0 DUFAY 1.3.12(0.54/3/2) 2002-07-06 02:16 i686 unknown
> win2000, p-3, 256 MB memory.
> using bash.
> inetd, sshd installed as services.
> I have done mkpasswd -l > /etc/passwd
> and mkgroup -l > /etc/group
> When trying to login using telnet or ftp to my localhost,
> No matter what is the login name, It always login as SYSTEM.
> I cannot understand what went wrong, that is because it used to work,
> but one of the cygwin upgrading probably mess it up.
> Looking at /etc/passwd and /etc/group , I can see that everything is OK.
> Why the login is always on SYSTEM account even when trying to login
> with different username ?
> Is it configurable someplace ?
> Any help will be appreciated.
> Thanks a lot.
> Keep the good job,
> Kobi.

Is your CYGWIN environment variable set in the system environment or the
user environment?  I have a feeling the CYGWIN of the telnetd process
doesn't include "ntsec"...
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