NT4.0 PDC and Samba help
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Aug 19 17:25:03 GMT 1998
Akira Matsuno wrote:
> Regarding entering /etc/passwd users...Are there any ramifications if
> you are using C2 security (shadow passwords)? Or is this not a
> problem? I'm not a unix expert so, I thought I'd ask before I did
If you set the passwd field to * then your are effective locking the
account. Samba just needs a a standard place to look up unix uids.
No validation is performed on the unix box.
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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