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Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 14:22:59 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <vinschen AT redhat DOT com>
To: cygwin-developers AT cygwin DOT com
Subject: Re: Corinna or Pierre please comment? [jason AT tishler DOT net: Re: setuid() problem when disconnected from PDC under 1.3.12-2]
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On Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 08:17:05AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 03:17:35PM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 04:25:35PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> > > Jason, can you telnet into the machine as a domain user when
> > > disconnected from the PDC for a long time? If so are the groups (from
> > > id) the same as when you are connected (working with an /etc/group
> > > that includes the domain groups)? (just curious).
> > 
> > I was thinking of trying the above experiment myself.  I will disconnect
> > before I leave work today and try first thing tomorrow.  I will report
> > back then.
> After being disconnected for about 14 hours, I ran id under the
> following conditions:
>     1. bash
>     2. telnet
>     3. ssh with password exchange
> All of the above cases, returned identical results:
>     $ id
>     uid=19695(jt) gid=10513(Domain Users) groups=0(Everyone),544(Administrators),545(Users),10513(Domain Users)
> So, it appears that I can get my domain group(s) from the cached
> credentials even after being disconnected from my PDC for a "long" time
> when I logon with a password.  Where do we go from here?

Did you logout and then login again while being disconnected?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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