On Tuesday 03 May 2005 11:51, Kristaps Kaupe wrote:
> Could you also check %ETC% directory? I like to have all configuration
> files in the same place. ETC is already used by programs ported from *NIX
> systems and many others.
Well, we are in DOS, not Unix.... I don't see clearly the advantages of
looking into an variable for getting the users/passwords list... Can someone
explain that to me?
> Maybe this could be changable with some command-line switch (e.g. /D=dev -
> specify input/output device to use, defaults to stdin/stdout).
I don't see such needs... I will wait for other's opinions thought...
> P.S. Can I check from autoexec.bat which login is entered? I want to have
> different configurations (keyboard layout, mapped network drives, etc...).
> Maybe PASSWORD could create some batch file with loginname (for example,
> @set login=testlogin), where I could append commands I need?
FD Password do exactly the same thing you told. It create a batch file in his
own directory called "LASTUSER.BAT". By the way, the install.bat batch add to
AUTOEXEC the two following lines:
So if you installed FD Password, you have after each boots an environment
variable "USER" with your login. With that you can easily do various
configurations for each user ;-)
> Also, good
> thing would be ability to ask PASSWORD to run some other password programs
> after login and automatically enter login and password (if I have local and
> NetWare/SMB login/password the same, I don't want to enter password twice).
No. It's basically impossible, as for security reasons FD Password don't
stores the user's password anywhere, it just saves its checksum with a SDBM
hash and then works only on the stored checksums. Maybe you should set on
NetWare/SMB login=password and then use the USER variable?
Thanks for the interest about FD Password :)
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