Changes in Samba 2.0

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Sep 15 14:31:18 GMT 1998

David Collier-Brown wrote:
>         In security=domain, the need for a Unix password
>         file is going to disappear (soon, not instantly)

Yes.  Jeremy's "appliance mode"
>         Is the magic [homes] share going to remain magic?
>         I'd assume so, but it's non-obvious what uid
>         is going to be invented for the unix user, and
>         I assume you'll need to put in an explicit
>         path =  /some/place/%u or the like into [homes].

I use this solution in labs where I don't actually use the real home
directory from the NIS maps.  Rather I use a local disk area such as

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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