CVS update: samba/source/include (fwd)
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Sat Dec 18 03:07:27 GMT 1999
i think everyone is right here. it's a good idea, but there are security
problems involved here. i guess one of the best ways would be to use a
smb.conf parameter that leaves this option DISABLED by default. people who
think they need this feature can enable it in smb.conf.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-ntdom at samba.org [mailto:samba-ntdom at samba.org]On Behalf Of
> Gerald Carter
> Sent: Saturday, December 18, 1999 4:41 AM
> To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM
> Subject: Re: CVS update: samba/source/include (fwd)
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > if you don't speak up in favour, start/stop services as remote
> > administrator certainly won't ever get added. if you are just
> > a unix admin and do not touch NT or do not use any remote unix
> > administrative tools with the similar capability [to start/stop
> > services], please say so, and your opinion will be noted but
> > given less weight.
> I've stated this before, but I've really got to agree with
> Andrew. I think this is a bad idea in production. This is
> a gut feeling. Just for the record, bad idea....
> Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
> Engineering Network Services Auburn University
> jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
> "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
> - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )
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