[Win32utils-devel] Giving folks access to Win2k

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 11:52:00 EDT 2007

On 9/30/07, Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> As fate would have it I'm giving away my old desktop to a friend who has
> no computer. The upside is that means I have room to setup my old-old
> desktop, which happens to have Windows 2000 on it.
> It's a dual Pentium-II 400 with 512mb of RAM. I installed the Ruby 1.8.6
> one-click on it, and it already had VC++ 6 on it. Fairly zippy, actually.
> What I would like to do is give certain people access to the machine.
> Preferably, just a command line login.
> Unfortunately, the only things I saw online for command line logins were
> commercial products. I thought about firing up the telnet service, but
> it seems to require NTLM authentication. My attempts to configure ntml
> were foiled - for some reason the OS thinks I don't have admin
> privileges (I do).
> Any suggestions? I'm willing to pay money if you think there's a
> commercial product out there that's worth it (I saw rlogind from MKS
> Software - any good?), but I would prefer a free solution if possible.
> You can email me offline (djberg96 at gmail dot com) if you prefer to
> take this offline.

Daniel, what about OpenSSH for Windows?


I know its a bit old (2004) and runs under cygwin, but if let you
access to the command line, could be helpful.

Luis Lavena
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