SMBD Runs as root

Tom Harris tomh at
Thu May 13 21:49:37 GMT 1999

Since loading 2.0.x of Samba, the SMBD process is always ran as "root" when 
users connect.  I just compiled Samba 2.0.3 on a AIX 4.2 to fix it 
according to the enhancement document.  SMBD is still running as "root" on 
2.0.3.  Does anybody have a work around for this.

Tom Harris
Denton CAD
tomh at

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