root access to swat...

Piero Bittencourt Contezini piero at
Wed Nov 8 02:27:10 GMT 2000

> Mike Egglestone wrote:
> Hi all....
> When you want to edit the smb.conf via you have to login
> as root...?
> I'm asking because I get kinda of nervous when I have to enter
> the root password through a web browser.......(not the browser on the
> server itself)
> maybe I'll just edit the file manually?
> What do you guys do in this case?
just change the line of your inetd.conf to "swat -a" in the last option
of the line
it will never ask your root password again ;), but be careful about
unauthorized access.

> Thanks
> Mike
Piero B. Contezini

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