spawning smbd daemon

Gerald W. Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu May 6 20:48:35 GMT 1999

On Fri, 7 May 1999, Sunny Hwang Guzman wrote:

> Hello,
> Does anyone have problem with spawning smbd daemon (own by root)?  I
> thought there should be only one smbd daemon running that is owned by
> root and any other smbd should be owned by users who is using Samba
> services. 
> Description of my system: Samba-2.0.0 on Compac Proliant x86 running
> Solaris 2.6

smbd is always owned by root unless it is performing something as the user
(sucha s file access) and then it becomes that user's id.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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