Using the "nis" scripts to add users in Samba

Joe Rhett jrhett at
Sun Aug 19 20:45:06 GMT 2001

You should probably remove it from the ./configure --help information if it
is commented out in ..
	(comment relevant to SAMBA_2_2 from CVS Friday night)

On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 10:10:43AM -0500, Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Santomauro, Deborah wrote:
> > Jerry,
> >
> > Believe me, if I didn't have to go this route, I wouldn't use
> > "--with-nisplus" at all but I'm just following the recommendations of
> > both Monyo and John Terpstra. If this is completely inaccurate then
> > perhaps it should be noted in all pertaining documentation.
> >
> > In my situation, smbpasswd is always going to try to access the
> > smbpasswd.org_dir and I have already created this table, using the
> > method described in the NISPLUS documentation. I have yet to find a
> > way of not having to store smbpasswd in nis+, but if you know of one,
> > can you share that information?
> Deborah,
> I apologize if my comment camee off wrong.  I meant nothing against
> your decision to use it :-)  I was asking because the option is
> basically unmaintained.  In fact, I had commented out the configure
> option in the latest SAMBA_2_2 code.
> What i'm trying to figure out is how much this option is used
> (if at all).  I'll look into it some more, but it will probably be next
> week before I get a chance.
> cheers, jerry
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