Re: sshd problem on WS2008R2 64bit
- Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2019 14:24:59 -0700
- From: Bill Stewart <bstewart@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: sshd problem on WS2008R2 64bit
On Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 2:00 PM Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Whether this workaround is feasible likely depends on the end user. The
> > workaround has its own limitations. Here are at least 2 that I can
> > right now:
> > 1. The local user must have "Log on as a batch job" (SeBatchLogonRight)
> > user right.
> > 2. The "Network access: Do not allow storage of passwords and
> > for network authentication" security policy must be set to "Disabled".
> > this policy is set to "Enabled", then you can't create scheduled tasks
> > stored passwords.)
> > It's a weird problem. The best option would be for Microsoft to provide
> > fix (if we can provide a short example program that reproduces it).
> I'm reasonably sure there won't be any fix for these systems for at
> least two reasons:
> - All affected systems are EOLed or in the last year of their Extended
> Support Cycle, all ending on 2020-01-14.
> - I opened a support case for an older Windows release a couple of years
> ago. A fix for the problem has been refused because the problem was
> fixed in the newer OS. I got told literally that the fix is to upgrade
> to the newer OS.
You are probably right about that.
I guess you're stuck explaining this quirk in the documentation and
explaining the workarounds.
For my part, I'm writing a PowerShell script that does the following:
1) Create a local user account
2) Grant it SeBatchLogonRight
3) Create a scheduled task for it
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