Bogus User List provided by 2.2 CVS Samba with nt pipe support = Yes and security = DOMAIN

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Fri Jan 26 20:38:42 GMT 2001

On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 01:40:05PM -0500, Richard Bollinger wrote:
> We've been running the latest 2.2 alpha version of Samba (from CVS) for a
> while and just noticed that by default, the server will happily provide a
> list of "users" from the system /etc/passwd file to NT clients; even though
> we're using security = DOMAIN, so a proper list of valid users would have to
> come from a real NT server or domain controller.  The easiest way I can see
> to fix this is with "nt pipe support = No"; though that might break some
> other neat functionality.  Anyone know how this should work?

I do't think this is a bogus list. Remember these are
the users that you can use to set security on files,
so these users are correct.

If you want a list of users from the NT domain, change
the "domain" entry in the list to the domain name, not
the Samba server name.

This is how NT works I think (more when I have time to


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