Win NT workstation and Samba PDC
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Fri Feb 6 18:42:32 GMT 1998
i took the liberty of cc'ing the reply to the samba ntdomain list, as
these are the kinds of questions that are going to be asked repeatedly.
On Thu, 5 Feb 1998, Santosh Krishnan x2815 wrote:
> Thanks a lot. I got my PDC to work. It looks like I wasn't doing
> anything wrong. Is a DNS required for samba to work? The first time, I
> tried the ntdom thing on a disconnected network, with no name server.
> That's when I asked you the dozen questions. I finally gave up and went
> to my production machine and tried it out. It works great. Can you
> confirm my assumption?
ok, for you to answer this question yourself, try running 1.9.18p2 on the
"disconnected network" server. i expect it to fail. try asking on the
samba digest (not the samba-ntdom one) for help resolving this.
> On another note, now that I have users logging into my server via NT
> workstation, is there a smbgroups file or something that allows me to
> specify NT groups, or do I have to use the UNIX groups?
both, although it's pretty basic at the moment. "domain groups" and
"domain admin users" and "domain guest users" are the current parameters.
> Reason I ask is
> that I read that Server Manager for Domains can be used to view the users
> on the Samba server. However, here's what it tells me:
> The tag is invalid ... do you want to select another domain to administer?
ah, this is because i've messed things up :-) i have to deal with "large"
responses. if you had very few accounts (about four) then it would work.
> At this point, I have logged in as myself, who has no admin rights.
there is no protection at the moment. anyone can run this and obtain user
and server profile information.
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