User Manager and "Welcome to SAMBA Domain" - create accounts.

Dave J. Andruczyk dave at
Fri Mar 26 14:37:37 GMT 1999

> this code now works, including password changes.  typing in the root-admin
> username / password in the "create workstation account in domain" fields
> will now work successfully.
> in each instance, however, the unix account must _still_ be created first.

Now this may be a stupid idea.  but could a feature called "adduser" be
added to samba, i.e. one that functions like password chat, maybe call it
"adduser chat", or "addworkstation chat". so that the manual labor of
manually adding he user could be skipped.  

Using the "chat" format should make it the easiest, and most portable.
i.e. for redhat you would just use "adduser workstat$".

I know this is a security risk, but enhanced logging would help,
since the admin account is required to do it anyway, its as secure as the
Domain Admin passwords.  

What does everyone else think?

Dave J. Andruczyk
Instructional Support Associate
Department of Technology     
Buffalo State College

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