Service-names and computer-names checked for in getpwnam

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Fri Jan 28 16:29:36 GMT 2000

Mattias Gronlund wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there anyone that knows why SAMBA checks for the name of the
> service with getpwnam when a connection to a share is initiated?

See the explanation of the [homes] service in the smb.conf man 

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

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