PR #s 25271, 25273, 25445 security=domain does not work onSolaris
rsharpe at ns.aus.com
Mon Sep 9 17:40:01 GMT 2002
On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Eric Boehm wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 11:36:51AM -0400, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> >>>>> "David" == David Collier-Brown <davecb at canada.sun.com> writes:
> >>>>> "Tim" == Tim Allen <tallen at integritycompanies.com> writes:
> David> You normally need a Unix user, but if you wish to use
> David> the NT form of encrypted passwords, you also have to have
> David> an entry for the user in the smbpasswd file. As
> David> security=domain requires encrypted passwords, I'm afraid
> David> you're stuck with it!
> Are you sure about this? I've been running 2.0.7 for a couple of years
> with security = domain and I don't need to create an smbusers
> file. The only time I run into problems is if the Windows user does
> not have a UNIX account. As long as the userid exists in the Windows
> domain and NIS domain, it works fine (with encrypted passwords).
Well, its a fact that you need a UNIX user/account. In your case, the
UID/account info is in NIS. Works great. If you are not using NIS, then
you need a local account.
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, rsharpe at samba.org,
sharpe at ethereal.com
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