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Re: XP Pro cygipc/PostgreSQL test report

From: Jason Tishler <jason(at)tishler(dot)net>
To: cygwin(at)cygwin(dot)com, pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: XP Pro cygipc/PostgreSQL test report
Date: 2003-04-16 12:58:32
Message-ID: 20030416125832.GC736@tishler.net (view raw or flat)
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Karl,

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 02:38:52PM -0700, Karl M wrote:
> In order to start services under a particular user account (Windows
> 2000, XP, for NT I don't remember) you must give the user the "login
> as a service" right.

BTW, it is needed for NT too.

> In XP Home Edition that is a bit tricky...you can't do it from the
> local security policy snap-in becuase it is not there. You have to use
> the program NTRights.exe to do it on XP Home Edition. This program is
> part of the Windows 2000 resource kit.
> 
> After you assign the "logon as a service" right, you can run services
> under that user account just fine.

I thought the above would be the solution, but no one with XP Home
confirmed this in the past.  Thanks for your help.

Jason

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