herb at chomps.engr.sgi.com
Tue Mar 20 20:52:53 GMT 2001
Ihab Khoury wrote:
> I am trouble shooting this error and I thought I'd
> ask to see if this error have been seen before.
> version 1.9.18
> Mar 20 14:15:54 cc7008 smbd: Couldn't set
> effective gid to -2 currently set to (real=0,eff=0)
> Mar 20 14:15:54 cc7008 smbd: [2001/03/20
> 14:15:54, 0] smbd/service.c:(425)
> Mar 20 14:15:54 cc7008 smbd: Can't become
> connected user!
You really shoudl upgrade to the latest version.
Samba does not allow a user with a negative UID. Some versions of UNIX
set the nobody user to -2 UID and you probably have samba set to use
nobody as the guest user.
Herb Lewis Silicon Graphics
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Strategic Software Organization Mountain View, CA 94043-1351
herb at sgi.com Tel: 650-933-2177
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