Winbind & other Q's
zink88 at angelfire.com
Tue Oct 24 20:24:16 GMT 2000
Hey Jerry :-)
On Tue, 24 Oct 2000 09:44:48 Gerald Carter wrote:
>Hey Zink :-)
>> Hi all,
>> I just read the winbind paper off the main site. Just a
>> little confused :-) Is the PAM module required
>> to authenticate domain users onto a samba share while
>> generating a dynamic UID/GID for them? I don't need
>> to update passwords or authenticate for anything besides
>> samba. Is only the NSS module needed for that. I don't have
>> PAM on my system and I'd rather not have to install it :-)
>Good question. IRC winbindd is what generates the uid
>so PAM should not be necessary. Of course I would recommend
>Trying this out. Tim Potter and Tridge worked on this
>so if need be I can bug them for an definitive answer.
>Just curious, but what server OS are you running?
>> Another thing is the smb.log file constantly is reporting
>> something like "nt_transact_ioctl not implemented".
>> This normal/ignorable?
>It is for informational purposes.
Obviously, but is it a very bad thing that it's not implemented, or is it just a little bit bad? :-)
>> Finally, the "Printers" icon seems to always appear
>> in newer development samba versions (not in 2.0.7),
>> even with "load printers = false". Is there anyway to shut
>> this off in 2.2/3.0, as it is confusing some of my users.
>The Printers folder will always appear for clients
>that support MS-RPC (and the SPOOLSS class of
>printing functions)...namely WinNT/2000. You can turn
>off the Add Printer Wizard with
> 'show add printer wizard = no'
Didn't work for me (using samba appliance 0.5) Do I need something newer?
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