No nua for Samba-3.0rc1?
jra at samba.org
Thu Aug 28 17:50:43 GMT 2003
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 12:49:08PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, John H Terpstra wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Tom Alsberg wrote:
> > > In Samba-3.0rc1 - what happened to the nua option of some of the
> > > passdb backends? Is it not possible to have machines now without a
> > > Unix account? Is it because of some change in some other parts of
> > > Samba or can I add sort of parallel functionality to my own passdb
> > > backend?
> > Correct. No NUA for Users. NUA still works for machine accounts.
> not really John. The support is the same for both users
> and machine accounts. Every entity has to have a unix account
> retreiveable via getpwnam().
> To answer the original question. the XXX_nua passdb backends
> were all removed.
But the same functionality was moved into winbindd :-). ie. winbindd
can create unix accounts "on the fly" for you.
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