Can I kill... 'add user script' behaviour in adding users during logon?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri May 17 08:25:01 GMT 2002

On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 11:22:49PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 'delete user script' runs when a user attempts to log in, but the PDC
> says that they don't exist.  Firstly:  does this really happen?  If a

Yes, obviously. I once was called to a machine that went completely wild. It
would not really boot anymore. There was no 'root' in /etc/passwd :-(. I could
not see how that happened, but they had a 'delete user script' activated.

> Could these be killed in the auth context?  This would leave them as
> SAMR commands, for when 
> users are really added to the system.
> If we still need the capability to add users to the system on a dynamic
> basis (this is really the job of winbind, but I digress) could we at
> least use a different option?    Like 'dynamic login user add script'? 
> Or keep these but rename the SAMR meanings?

Not sure. Optionitis striking again. But I think that the dynamic user adding
upon session setup is a bad hack anyway.

For compatibility: 2 new options: 'samr add user script' and 'dynamic add user
script', and mark 'add user script' as deprecated? These are really two
functions and should be treated as such in the future.

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