elrond at samba.org
Fri Jul 14 16:49:14 GMT 2000
On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 03:33:10AM +1000, Paul J Collins wrote:
> >>>>> "Ben" == Ben Meyer <Ben_Meyer at pfm.org> writes:
> Ben> Is there a way to authenticate to an NT PDC/BDC for a user
> Ben> that does not have an account on the local linux/samba
> Ben> system? The user does not need to have any access rights to
> Ben> anything on the system, and the authentication is being used
> Ben> only to make sure they are a valid user on the network.
Could you explain a little, for what you need that?
> *ALL* of the Samba infrastructure requires that domain users have a
> Unix account on the server.
There's one function currently, that doesn't need that, at
least, as far, as I've looked at it:
This might mean, that samba can forward a logon-request to
a trusted domain, maybe meaning, you could even login at an
ntwks, that is a member of the samba-domain with a user
from the trusted domain without a unix-user for that... of
course, you will get a bunch of errors, becuse the nt
machine wants to read ntconfig.pol and the like. ;)
This might even help Ben.
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