SAMBA admin/root user mapping

Mike Fedyk mikef at
Sat Mar 10 04:06:00 GMT 2001

On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 03:44:31PM -0500, Scott Lauder wrote:
> I'm looking to use some sort of map from administrator to root.  I thought
> there was something in an older release that I cannot seem t find in the
> alpha 2.2.
> I got w2k boxes sharing on my slackware7.0, 2.2.16 kernel Linux box.  I am
> using password encryption. 
> Can someone point my in the correct direction?

look at "user map =" in smb.conf that should do what you want.

But think about your situation.  Do you really want the nt administrator to
be able to do *anything* on any share?

I find that on NT, people tend to abuse the administrator priveleges.
That's why I don't map nt administrator to root.


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