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Re: SSHD user-switching under Cygwin/XP (was Re: Case insensitivity ad n

From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: SSHD user-switching under Cygwin/XP (was Re: Case insensitivity ad nauseum)
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 12:54:48 -0500
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Derek Robert Price wrote:

> Nathan Kidd wrote:
> >It took me some time to figure out the syntax, but I've now tried
> >various permutations of net use.  I mostly am causing it to generate a
> >lot of system errors:
> >
> >>address@hidden ~
> >>$ net use z: '\\empress\oberon' /user:oberon 'password'
> >>System error 5 has occurred.
> >>
> >>Access is denied.
> I didn't carefully read over this whole list of permutations, but at
> first glance, perhaps it's just the domain for oberon that's missing?
> e.g.
> net use z: \\empress\oberon /user:empress\oberon  <password>
> Yep.  That's it, I just also have to login using a password rather than
> my private/public key pair.

As I revisit this, I note however, that this is not sufficient.  I'm
trying to set up automated testing, so I couldn't enter the password if
I wanted to - even saving to a file and attempting to echo it to ssh
doesn't work because ssh grabs the TTY to get the password.  I really
need to use public key authentication, but this prevents SSHD from
grabbing the Windows authentication tokens.

I think maybe this is a Windows (combined with SSHD?) limitation that I
cannot get any access to network resources without authenticating with a

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