Does a samba user must be a linux user ?
repenny241155 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 14:13:24 UTC 2016
On Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:04:30 +0200
Alexander Bokovoy <ab at samba.org> wrote:
> On ti, 20 joulu 2016, Rowland Penny wrote:
> > On Tue, 20 Dec 2016 12:22:49 +0000
> > Fengwei <feng.wei at h3c.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi all:
> > > Thanks for your attention. I have a question about samba user.
> > > I use the cmd ‘smbpasswd -a’ to add a samba user, it said that
> > > should add a linux user before add it to samba, Does a samba user
> > > must be a linux user ?
> > >
> > It all depends on how Samba is set up. On a standalone server, the
> > Samba user must also be a Unix user or it will not be known to the
> > underlying OS.
> > On an AD domain member, the user must not be a local Unix user.
> I think your answer is more confusing than not, Rowland. ;)
Possibly, but from the info provided, it was just a starting point.
I also still think this has nothing to do with the samba-technical
mailing list ;-)
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