[Samba] How do I give W2K user ROOT permissions?

Van Sickler, Jim vansickj-eodc at Kaman.com
Fri Apr 19 10:20:06 GMT 2002

I think you create an account on the target machine,
then add that user to the Wheel group (that's the
admin group on an OpenBSD box...) and add the user
to the admin users= line in smb.conf.  See smb.conf(5)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Bramblett [mailto:kbramblett at dssresearch.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 9:50 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] How do I give W2K user ROOT permissions?
> I have Samba 2.2.3a and am using winbind to allow Samba to 
> allow W2K users
> access to files on my RedHat Linux 7.2 server (using the W2K DC to
> authenticate users, i.e. security=domain).
> I have a backup program on the W2K side that needs permission 
> to write to
> user directories (setting the archive bit) that have chmod 
> 750 permissions.
> Can anyone tell me how to set up the security so that this 
> backup user can
> backup the user files without me having to change the 
> permissions to 770,
> because I don't want other users having write access to each 
> others folders
> and files.
> Thanks in advance,
> Kevin Bramblett
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