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Re: ERROR: There was a serious problem creating a privileged user.




On Tue, 5/22/18, Marco Atzeri <marco.atzeri@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 5/21/2018 11:53 PM, Nuzhna Pomoshch via cygwin wrote:
> > Trying to configure ssh.
> > 
> > Followed guides found on the internet (pretty much all the same).
> > 
> > The problem comes when the script tries to create the user:
> > 
> > 
> > *** Query: Create new privileged user account 'HOST\cyg_server' (Cygwin name 'host cyg_server')? (yes/no) yes
> > *** Info: Please enter a password for new user host+cyg_server. Please be sure
> > *** Info: that this password matches the password rules given on your system.
> > *** Info: Entering no password will exit the configuration.
> > *** Query: Please enter the password:
> > *** Query: Reenter:
> >
> > *** Info: User 'host+cyg_server' has been created with password 'password'.
> > *** Info: If you change the password, please remember also to change the
> > *** Info: password for the installed services which use (or will soon use)
> > *** Info: the 'host+cyg_server' account.
> > 
> > passwd: unknown user host+cyg_server
> > *** Warning: Setting password expiry for user 'host+cyg_server' failed!
> > *** Warning: Please check that password never expires or set it ot your needs.
> > No user or group 'host+cyg_server known.
> > *** Warning: Assigning the appropriate privileges to user 'host+cyg_server' failed!
> > *** ERROR: There was a serious problem creating a privileged user.
> > *** Query: Do you want ot proceed anyway? (yes/no)
 
> It seems you miss the needed permission.
> Has your user admin privilege on the 'host' ?
> what system is ?
 
Hi. Thanks for the reply.

Yes, I ran the cygwin shell as administrator, and I
noticed (since it was the first time I had done that)
all of the files created in the home directory.

The system is Windows 7, 64-bit.

Nuzhna

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