Elrond elrond at
Fri Jul 7 18:13:21 GMT 2000

check out "security = domain" and "security = server"


On Sat, Jul 08, 2000 at 03:59:37AM +1000, davec at wrote:
> I have poured over the samba 2.0.7 documentation, and have found
> bits & pieces of what I want, but not  everything.
> I find it hard to think that no one else hasn't done / isn't doing what I
> want, which is:
> To host shares off a linux / samba server that I do admin, that gets its user
> authentication from an NT machine of which I am not an admin.
> Say the domain is "authdom" and there exists a user "joe"
> If I don't know the NT password for joe, is there a way for me to host
> a share on the samba server just for user "authdom\joe" ?  What
> about a global group from "authdom"
> I have read that in order for a user to get a share off the linux machine, they
> must have an entry in the smbpasswd file, but if I don't know joe's
> authdom password, is there no way to get that entry automatically
> propagated?
> Thanks,
> Dave
> davec at

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