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Re: Again?

"SYSTEM" is not an account. It is a SID, a role, an account type. And that SID, by itself, doesn't work for most network tasks, so whatever account they are using must also include a SID that does have network privileges.

There probably is a good reason why it needs a privilege in Windows which doesn't exist in Linux. It could be anything, and it might not even be a privilege associated with the SYSTEM role: it might be a privilege associated with the other role.

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