Re: how to understand that a server is running as some user
When a user connects to a server it is different on how the user's account will react in comparison to the user actually running the server.
Just because someone has access or credentials to login to a server doesn't mean that they can run or do anything they please.
Most servers are setup in such a way that each user has extremely limited capabilities, maybe being able to write in a certain directory, or just reading a directory.
Hope this helps a little bit.
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