password API needed, comments ...

David Bannon D.Bannon at
Tue May 12 22:40:30 GMT 1998

At 00:58 13/05/1998 +1000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>wondering if people could comment on this thread (some of which is going

>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".

I'm with jean-francoi if it means that we cannot ignore these extra
functions. The beauty of samba is that its easy (read quick) to get going
and (especially) easy to keep going. Having to create and maintain
individual config files ? No thanks !

David Bannon                      D.Bannon at
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