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Re: cygrunsrv --install <svc> --user <user>: avoid having to enter the user's password




Greetings, Irfan Adilovic!

> (All actions here assume an elevated mintty terminal)

> I have the  need to automate the installation of autossh as a windows
> service (=> several dozen autossh services) and when installing as a
> local user, the password prompt is an issue.

This is not an issue, this is a requirement of the OS.

> Is there a way to add windows services with cygrunsrv from an elevated
> mintty bash shell to run as a local user, somehow without requiring
> that local user's password each time the service is installed?

Nothing can be done about it, except providing the password it is asking for.


-- 
With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Thursday, May 23, 2019 0:29:04

Sorry for my terrible english...


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