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Re: Windows to Cygwin username mapping: Domain before local account when duplicate name?




On 14/02/2019 23:47, Bill Stewart wrote:
> Consider the case where you have a local account and a domain account
> with the same username.
>
> If you supply just the username to Windows without an authority name,
> Windows returns the local account. To get the domain account, you'd
> have to specify an authority (e.g. domain\username).
>
> It seems like Cygwin looks up the domain account first.
>
> Is this correct, or am I missing something? Is this by design?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bill
https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/ntsec.html#ntsec-mapping-how explains
in more detail.

-- 
Sam Edge


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