password API needed

jan van rensburg jan.van.rensburg at
Tue May 12 15:14:50 GMT 1998

can't we start working on a different configuration mechanism. maybe a
menu-driven interface or something, at least something a little more modular
and a little less linear than a plain text file? it can even be extended it
to an optional x interface.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-ntdom at
> [mailto:samba-ntdom at]On Behalf Of Luke Kenneth Casson
> Leighton
> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 1998 4:58 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re: password API needed
> hi samba-ntdom subscribers,
> after all the wonderful discussions we've had on this list, i was
> wondering if people could comment on this thread (some of which is going
> on on samba-technical).
> questions like: do you think it's a good or a bad idea to add more
> NT-SAM-like parameters to smb.conf, like "kickoff time" and "domain
> workstations", bearing in mind that these may have to go down to the
> granularity of a per-group or per-user basis?
> jeremy's vote is no, my vote is "fuzzy-logic-yes".  jean-francoi's vote is
> "if it's a configuration nightmare, absolutely not, and creating hundreds
> of smb.conf.%U files is a definite nightmare".
> luke

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