USRMGR.EXE and SAMBA (main branch NOT SAMBA_2_0)
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Dec 3 13:16:55 GMT 1998
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> other issues: NT groups can own files. why? because a SID is
> a SID.
> this implies that if we want the same functionality in
> Samba that a unix userid needs to be created with the same
> name as a unix group, with no unix shell or password.
> then this "user", which will represent an NT group, will be
> able to own a file / directory.
Since Unix has group ownership, why couldn't you use it and the
group permission bits for this? Why need to create a bogus
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
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