Changes in Samba 2.0
davecb at Canada.Sun.COM
Tue Sep 15 18:43:39 GMT 1998
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > domain admin users =
> > domain guest users =
> these are to be replaced with a better system.
> > groupname map =
> this is part of the better system, and will be equivalent to "map
> username" but for NT<->unix groups instead of NT<->unix users.
Sounds good: I had actually started documenting
domain groups, domain admin group and domain guest group
as if they were the basic functionality and
groupname map as the add-on.
Being both lazy and cautious, I only wrote
two paragraphs (;-)) Easy to fix.
Can you say a few words about the new system
so I can turn it into a overview (if perhaps
of vacuous generalities)
> the intention is to provide mapping for unix groups to NT "local groups",
> a.k.a NT "aliases", and to provide mapping for unix groups to NT "domain
> yes, these two _are_ different, and it is important to distinguish between
> them at the NT/Samba level. even if unix really knows nothing about the
> difference [between aliases and groups], at least it can be made to look
> like it does :)
Ok, I'll draft a description of that
and get back to you...
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