mksauth

password authentication service 

Service


SYNOPSIS

mksauth [-install] [-remove] [-debug]


DESCRIPTION

The mksauth service provides password authentication for the at, batch, crontab, and wts commands as well as the MKS Toolkit Scheduler (tksched). Like any other 7/2008R2/8/2012/10/2016 service, you can use the service utility to start and stop mksauth.

Options

-install 

installs and starts the mksauth service. To start the service without installing it, use the service command:

service start mksauth
-remove 

stops and removes the mksauth service. To stop the service without removing it, use the service command:

service stop mksauth
-debug 

runs mksauth as a normal program in the current console for debugging purposes.

Registry Entries

The following registry entries must be set for mksauth to properly handle event logging. Normally, these entries are set at installation time.

registry -s \
   -k 'HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\mksauth' \
   -n EventMessageFile -V 'str:c:\winnt\system32\mksmsg.dll'

registry -s \
   -k 'HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\mksauth' \
   -n TypesSupported -V dword:0x7

FILES

mksmsg.dll 

is required for event log support.


DIAGNOSTICS

Possible exit status values are:

0 

Successful completion.

>0 

An error occurred.


PORTABILITY

Windows 7. Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows 8. Windows Server 2012. Windows 10. Windows Server 2016.


AVAILABILITY

PTC MKS Toolkit for System Administrators
PTC MKS Toolkit for Developers
PTC MKS Toolkit for Interoperability
PTC MKS Toolkit for Professional Developers
PTC MKS Toolkit for Professional Developers 64-Bit Edition
PTC MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers
PTC MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers 64-Bit Edition


SEE ALSO

Commands:
at, crontab, passwd, rsetup, service, tksched

MKS Toolkit Connectivity Solutions Guide


PTC MKS Toolkit 10.1 Documentation Build 15.