username map and security=server problems

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Wed Aug 12 16:13:50 GMT 1998

Christoph Doerbeck wrote:
> Greeetings,
> When I upgraded from samba-1.9.17p4 to samba-1.9.18p8, a feature
> which I had implemented broke.  In my smb.conf file, I defined
>         security=server
>         password server =
>         username map = /opt/samba/lib/
> This worked great!  My NT id is not like my Unix id, and this
> allowed me to connect to any service on the smb server with having
> to re-authenticate.
> Now, after the upgrade, this fails.  

This is a known bug (and my fault to boot !) I'm afraid.

It will be fixed in the 1.9.18p9 release which is due out
this coming monday. If you desparately need the patch before
then let me know and I'll mail it to you.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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a self-assembly Space Shuttle with no instructions.

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