Bad machine accounts

Mick Haigh mhaigh at
Fri May 22 00:31:03 GMT 1998

Andrew Tridgell wrote:

> > I'll check with Andrew for the exact meaning of the
> > revalidate parameter, as I think it may be redundent
> > with security=user, in which case we can replace this
> > code with
> >
> > && (!lp_revalidate(snum) || lp_security() > SEC_SHARE) &&....
> yep, that would be good. revalidate was intended for share level
> security and is basically useless for user level security.
> I suggest we also add a testparm warning "WARNING; revalidate set with
> user level security" and fix the smb.conf manpage entry for revalidate.
> I wonder how many people have this set with user level security?

I did suggest this to samba-bugs a while back, but I guess you guys never
got to see it for some reason.   Not to worry - tis done now.
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