NT4.0 PDC and Samba help

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Aug 18 16:02:28 GMT 1998

Christoph Doerbeck wrote:
> I read that someone stated that you NEED local accounts in 
> /etc/passwd.
> I don't believe this to be the case.  In fact, I thought that if you
> were to create a "username map" with an entry like "safeshare = *"
> then all NTDOM connections authenticated through the NT server
> would work, and have local userid "safeshare" on the samba server.
> Am I way off on this?  Or does this sound like a solution to the
> stated problem?

That's what I said.  :)  However you allow Samba to get a valid 
Unix uid will work.  Either /etc/passwd entries or "username map ="

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

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