"add machine script" [was Re: Can I kill 'restrict anonymous'?]

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sun Nov 11 21:58:02 GMT 2001

"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" wrote:
> Andrew B.,
> Since your on a "path of destruction" for the smb.conf we all know
> and love, I propose killing the "add machine script".  After all,
> it is redundant :)

Simple, reasonable paramaters.  Allow flexablity, but don't have muliple
paramaters that only produce the desired effect in combination.  Also
remove non-sensical paramaters.  (Restrict anonymous that did no such

> I mean if we don't want to "dumb down" samba, then the admin
> should be able to have a single "add user script", right?
> [ i know that was a quote I can attribute to you, but hey..
>   it was a chance to bring the parameter back up for a vote :) ]

Sorry, not my quote.  My 'server role' indeed makes the situation *less*
complex and does indeed 'dumb down' samba, in the way we want.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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