Password less account
simonmu at optimation.co.nz
Thu Feb 11 21:28:37 GMT 1999
On Fri, 12 Feb 1999, Matthew Geier wrote:
> Does samba support the 'no allow user to change password' flag yet ?.
> I have a 'public' lab - hopefully I can set an empty password so people
> can just type <enter> and get access. I want the machines to login and
> map drives as a 'dummy' user. I DONT want some wally changing the password
> on the dummy account.
> My attempts so far with this have resulted in a machine that auto
> logins as a local user to the workstation. Unfortunaly, I now cant
> undo it again - tweekui doesnt have the 'network' tab unless you are
> admin, and an ordinary user cant edit the registry. (Ive gone and
> set the entire file system to Read for everybody....)
> Any one know of an 'su' type command for NT, before I re-install
> this workstation ?.
I suspect that SP4 will not allow this to work but from what I understand
it users techniques that are deep inside NT's architecture
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on.
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