Important Questions, Advice Needed!!!

Junaid Iqbal domdev at
Wed Apr 26 13:38:25 GMT 2000

"Matthew C. Weigel" wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, werner maes wrote:
> > These questions still rise:


> > * Our pc-rooms are being maintained by operators. Sometimes they need to
> > change the samba-configuration (for special sessions). The problem is that
> > when they would like to use SWAT, they need the root account of the
> > server. And that's something that I don't want to give away. Does anyone
> > know whether it's possible to use SWAT with a user account instead of the
> > root account? I've tried several things (changing toe owner and group
> > permissions), but when I want to stop/start the daemons I get "must have
> > uid 0".

Dont know about SWAT, but samba checks change in conf files during its
operations and if its modified it reload it. U can leave reloading of configure
file on samba without restarting it and when user try to log in new conf file
will take effect.

> Can't say anything about this.
> I'm including the mailing list in the reply so wrong answers can be shot
> down.
>  Matthew Weigel
>  Programmer/Sysadmin/Student
>  weigel+ at

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