I think MS just did us (and themselves) a disservice.
David.Collier-Brown at canada.sun.com
Tue Jan 9 16:20:26 GMT 2001
MS article Q106211 says:
Windows NT does not allow you to make multiple connections to a
shared network server from the same workstation if you attempt to
use more than one set of credentials. If you attempt to make two
or more connections to the same server using two or more sets of
credentials, you will receive the following error message:
System error 1219 has occurred.
The credentials supplied conflict with an existing set of
To make the connection with the other account, disconnect the
previous connection(s) to the server. This behavior is by design
for security purposes.
Previously we were able to connect by providing a different
userid and password on the "net use" line. Can someone confirm
this is really gone on Windows 2000?
However, a (non-samba) customer got tossed off with the above
message, which exposed this supposed new security feature.
[1. It's very very old, and was arguably fixed "the right way" in
Multics, before Unix or NT was even dreamed of.]
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