"valid users = %S" not working ...
leet at leenx.co.za
Fri Dec 12 09:10:23 GMT 2003
> |> Are you running winbindd ? If you are the username is actually
> |> DOMAIN\user which won't match. You would need to do
> |> something like 'valid users = %D+%S'.
> | Well spotted, but if the share is been created with just
> | what us humans she as the username, why can't we have the
> | "valid users" options expect the same thing ... other wise if
> | I was running multiple auths, then I would have a problem
> | with usernames without a domain.
> You can always do 'valid users = %D+%S, %S' if you want.
Okay, that would fix my problem with multiple auth systems ... Thanks.
> The problem is that you are confusing Windows terminology
> with what winbindd is doing. Technical DOMAIN+foo is the
> UNIX username. The fact that the homes share for that user
> gets create without the DOMAIN prefix is an inconsistency.
I understand, think that maybe might be worth putting into the man
or HowTo, if it is not already there somewhere ... I mean there is alot
of information requarding Samba, all brillant, just lots to cover with
differant terminology as you stated.
> | This is get me by for now, but I think this might cause
> | problems later on.
> I feel pretty strongly about not changing this after all
> the 'winbind use default domain' pain I've suffered through
> lately. The username will always have to be specified as
> DOMAIN+foo (using whatever separator character you wish of
I remember who much trouble that has give everybody, and I am sure
will continue too, maybe another suggestion, is the testparm can return
warning with this, and maybe points to look at docs and which chapters
in the HowTo ...?
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