Long machine names...
Gerald W. Carter
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu May 21 17:12:17 GMT 1998
On Thu, 21 May 1998, Jean-Francois Micouleau wrote:
> On Thu, 21 May 1998, Gerald Carter wrote:
> > > > 2) map all $ accounts to "nobody"
> > >
> > > So you rely on uid from smbpasswd file to make machines' RID ? What's
> > > the point to have machines (sorry trusts) accounts in /etc/passwd ?
> > OK. I'll bite. How do you guarentee that the uid in smbpasswd file is
> > unique? Not trying to restart that old thread, but the general point
> > was that the only way to maintain unique uids in smbpasswd was to base
> > them off of /etc/passwd
> uids are not necessarily unique in /etc/passwd.
I know, but if I remember right, the arguement was
The assumption is that accounts in /etc/passwd
will have a unique uid. If you decide to do
otherwise, you are on your own.
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
"...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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