Posix/Samba: the accounts managements
simo.sorce at xsec.it
Fri Oct 31 17:27:56 GMT 2003
On Fri, 2003-10-31 at 18:03, Aurélien Degrémont wrote:
> I didn't say that Samba must manage the creation/deletion of posix
> accounts and I totally disagree with it. Samba runs on too many various
> systems that it should not handle by itself the Posix accounts . The
> differences between "unixes" and "linuxes" are way too numerous. The
> using of external scripts is a good idea if Samba clearly explains it
> and handles it. I think Samba must manage the Samba Accounts and call
> the scripts to handle the posix accounts but this must be well done.
of course that shouldn't happen by default, but it would be a big help
for many admins imo.
> This it one reason why I work on this problem. Users who use Samba
> didn't like at all that the client program complains about an error that
> do not exist !
yeah, that's not nice at all.
> I'm not looking for some kind of tricks but a true solution :)
ok that's fine.
If you have a test environment I'll propose this patch:
if it is ok I'll commit it.
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