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Re: openssh: privilege separation no longer supported on Cygwin? SURPRISE!




On 5/31/2017 10:16 AM, Houder wrote:
> On Wed, 31 May 2017 09:27:02, cyg Simple wrote:
> 
> [snip]
>> All of this talk of /etc/passwd leads me to point you to
>> https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html.
> 
> cyg,
> 
> Do you want me to study that text a second, third, fourth or Xth time ...?
> 

Yes, especially section
https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html#ntsec-mapping where it
explains that /etc/passwd and /etc/group are now deprecated and it's use
is for backward compatibility and that you should be using
/etc/nsswitch.conf[1] instead.  Have you attempted this?

[1] https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html#ntsec-mapping-nsswitch

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