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Re: flaky disk share access

On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Richard Troy wrote:

> Hi All,
> When I ssh in to my cygwin/W2000 system, I don't reliably have access to
> the disk shares, even if I log in as the same user who's "logged in on the
> console." The shares in question are served by Samba and are reconnected
> at "console" login every time with password authentication. They are also
> system mounted within cygwin and always are available from the default
> cygwin bash shell. This works as solid as a rock on my Windows NT systems
> but on Windows 2000 it sometimes it works, and most of the time not. It
> seems as though it's related to how long it takes me to log in after the
> system has rebooted, but that could be a red-herring. I can't get it to
> work often enough to really figure out why/how it sometimes works and
> sometimes doesn't. Anybody got any ideas?
> In a related question, is it possible to have an SSH user authenticate
> themselves for their own private shares? If so, please point me in the
> right direction! ...This would be damned handy, privilege wise, for
> example, what about logging into a box that hasn't got anybody logged in
> at the console?
> Thanks much,
> Richard
> P.S. "cygcheck version 1.32", "Compiled on Mar 18, 2003" ... RT


The "net use" command should work.  You might need to give it the
"/user:<username>" switch, and provide a password as well.
P.S. That was the output of "cygcheck -svr" as an attachment, not
"cygcheck --version". ;-)
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     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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