How to add user for SWAT?

David A Smith dasb at
Wed Jan 17 12:57:47 GMT 2001

On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, JON GERDES wrote:

> It uses Unix users not Samba users.  Root has read/write and everyone else gets read rights.  If you can stomach it then suid the swat binary to root to give everone with a password read/write (unless it has been forced to only allow only root - I've no idea, see the source).

Root is only needed for starting/stopping the deamons.

If the user has r/w for the smb.conf file they can edit it through SWAT.

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