Multiple users, one uid/gid and a domain

Greg Dickie greg at
Fri May 7 11:24:00 GMT 1999

Samba 2.0.3 added 2 parameters called "add user script" and "delete user
script" which can be used to add and delete usernames on the fly based on the
username being authenticated by another password server. I think these are
probably the way to go for what you want to do.


On 07-May-99 Matthias Wächter wrote:
> On Fri, 7 May 1999, Matthew Enger wrote:
>> Hello,
>>      The files will be owned by a single account such as library or
>> something.
> I would suggest to use a name which could be traced back to the real user
> who changed the data in case of problems. F.e. one could use something
> like user_on_pc_035 or so. This way the admin would just have to setup a
> limited number of accounts in /etc/passwd (well, one for every computer),
> but he would be able to find out who has changed data by looking at who
> was logged on at this time on PC 35 when something happened. Well, I don't
> know how to set this up though. Maybe a "force user = user_on_%m" for the
> share(s) would do the trick?
> Sehr Wus,
> - Matthias
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