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Re: Crontab issue
At 12:53 AM 9/30/2004, you wrote:
>On Thu, 09 Sep 2004 14:29:16 -0400, Larry Hall wrote:
>> Access to network shares seems to come up allot in the context of Cygwin
>> services. Maybe it would be good to add something to the FAQ on this.
>> What do you think Joshua?
>See how this does:
> Some Cygwin services normally run as the SYSTEM user, which has
>certain limitations. Under the Windows authentication scheme, the
>SYSTEM user cannot access network shares that require authentication.
>For more information, see
> Workarounds include using public network share that does not require
>authentication (for non-critical files), or running the service as your
>own user with `cygrunsrv'.
Very nice. Thank you. I wonder if you would be able to add the following
on a future pass:
In the latter case, this is likely to keep the service from working for
any user other than your own.
Just a thought and really just for added clarification. I'm already
excited about being able to point to this new FAQ entry next time the
question comes up! :-)
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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