Authentication through samba

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Sat May 13 13:05:50 GMT 2000

Deryk Robosson wrote:
> So far, setting Machine B up as a client pointed to Machine A 
> as a password server seems to work somewhat but Machine B 
> still requires the uid/gid to exist locally in order to 
> work properly.  Is there a way around this?

No, but see the 'adduser script' parameter description in 
the smb.conf man page.

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