Samba 2.0.3 question

Greg Dickie greg at
Mon May 3 20:23:35 GMT 1999

This is correct, smbd will set uid to the user for certain operations.


On 03-May-99 Ron Short - SGI wrote:
> I recieved this from a customer.  He is running IRIX 6.5.3 and Samba
> 2.0.3.  Any ideas as to why this may be happening?
> "I was looking at some of the processes that were running on the
> server.  Came
> across a smbd (samba) that was owned by the user that requested the file
> share.
> All the others were owned by root like they should."
> Any ideas what could be causing this and is it a problem?
> --
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