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Re: stderr & win32 admin check

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,<pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: stderr & win32 admin check
Date: 2004-06-15 08:52:31
Message-ID: E7F85A1B5FF8D44C8A1AF6885BC9A0E4A961@ratbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Magnus Hagander [mailto:mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net] 
> Sent: 15 June 2004 09:16
> To: Dave Page; pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: RE: [PATCHES] stderr & win32 admin check
> 
> <snip>
> 
> 
> > Oh, and I notice the use of the PowerUsers group - iirc, 
> there is no 
> > such group on NT4 domains, so the attempt to get the SID will fail.
> 
> That is one weird NT4.. :-)
> 
> First of all, "Power Users" is not a domain group, it is a 
> local group.
> It has nothing to do with your domain. As such, it will also 
> work on non-domain-member servers/workstations.
> 
> Second, the "Power Users" group have been included in the 
> local groups since NT 3.1, IIRC (could be 3.5). It is most 
> certainly there in NT4.

Ack, you know I wrote that very late last night :-p

You are of course correct that Power Users group is not a domain group.
Wasn't aware that it was there in NT4 though - probably 'cos when I used
to use NT4, it was on a small domain in which all servers were P/BDCs.
Which don't have a power users group...

/D

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