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Re: rshd authentication


On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 11:16:52AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 10:21:46AM -0700, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> > Which would seem to suggest to me that if the remote authentication 
> > works then no password should be prompted for.
> You're right.  It turned out that the cause is the login(1) application
> which on NT systems didn't allow login w/o password.  Unfortunately
> I never adjusted login(1) after we introduced login w/o password 
> capability with Cygwin 1.3.6.  I did that now and uploaded a new version
> of the login package.  Should be on the mirrors in some hours.

I just tried the above and it works great for normal and disabled
accounts.  Unfortunately, it still prompts for a password when I try to
rlogin into the system (i.e., LocalSystem) account.  However, rsh to the
system account with a specified command works without requesting a

    $ rsh system@tishlerjason id
    uid=18(SYSTEM) gid=18(SYSTEM) groups=0(Everyone),544(Administrators)

Is this the expected behavior?


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