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Re: crontab/mount problem
Larry Hall wrote:
If you've installed cron as directed, you won't have access to non-publicly
accessible shares. Your options are to make the shares accessible to all
without authentication or run 'cron' as a service under the same user as
owns the crontab. The former opens up your share's permissions
significantly. The latter makes 'cron' usable by only you.
There's plenty in the email archives about all this too if you're looking
for more reading.
I'm wondering if this restriction also applies to e.g. DCOM permissions?
I'm using cron to run a C# program (my own) which extracts contacts info
from Outlook to an LDIF file, for importing into openldap. This works
fine on the command line, and works with cron running as myself.
With cron running as System, using setuid to myself, the Outlook COM
object model refuses access. ("new Outlook.ApplicationClass" throws an
I'd rather avoid having to hardcode my user name and password into the
cygrunsrv command line, so any ideas would be appreciated.
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