using valid users and admin users together

Peter Stubbs ps258 at
Wed Feb 3 15:35:28 GMT 1999

Hi All,

I'm using samba 2.0 on Solaris 5.5.1 with the smb.conf that is included.

I want to allow a user called admin_auto to connect to some shares to 
scan them for viruses from an nt workstation. I don't want any other 
user to be able to use the shares, and I've made them not browseable.

My problem is that anyone can connect to the share without a password 
and use it. They just become admin_auto as though it was a force user 

I used to map admin_auto to root, but then everyone who 
connected to the share had root access as though I had said force user = 

Any ideas?
Please CC me, I'm not on the list.


# Global parameters
	workgroup = BLUESTAR
	security = DOMAIN
	encrypt passwords = Yes
	password server = pdc,bdc1,bdc2,bdc3
	hosts equiv = /usr/local/samba/lib/hosts.equiv
	username map = /usr/local/samba/lib/
	log file = /usr/local/samba/var/samba.log
	deadtime = 15
	local master = No
	mangle case = Yes

	comment = Administrative share for virus checking
	path = /export
	valid users = admin_auto
        admin users = admin_auto
	read only = No
	create mask = 0774
	browseable = No
<-----------------smb.conf end-------------------------->

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