Authenticaion and 'security =' changes

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Sun Nov 11 21:51:02 GMT 2001

On Sat, 10 Nov 2001, Rafal Szczesniak wrote:

> For the first flash in my mind -- it should take form of a separate
> man page regarding authentication and pointers in good old smb.conf(5)
> in places where "security" parameter is mentioned. This would allow:
> - to maintain/update such a man page little easier
> - make it easier to read because of size (and make it easier to not to
>   scare people reading it off ;-) )
> - reduce (at least a little) existing smb.conf(5). It's huge now
>   anyway, so there's no reason to keep it growing unnecessary
> Of course, additional Authentication-HOWTO or sth like that seems to
> be needed too.

I don't want to split smb.conf.5.  That would make it too hard to
find parameters.  The Authentication-HOWTO will be a must :-)

cheers, jerry
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