[Samba] Doco conflict (smb.conf(5) vs. HOWTO-Collection)

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 19 08:20:04 GMT 2002

On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Mac wrote:

> There seems to be a conflict in the online documentation as to the
> 'security =' level and the 'add user script'.
>   http://ie.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-HOWTO-Collection.html#AEN1146
> says that you have to have 'security = user' in order to have
> Samba behave as a PDC.  Further on :-
>   http://ie.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-HOWTO-Collection.html#AEN1231
> it says you can use the 'add user script' to have Samba automatically
> create the UNIX user accounts for machine trust accounts. (Samba
> automatically creates the smbpasswd machine trust account, although I
> can't find this behaviour documented anywhere)
> Anyway, the smb.conf(5) man page:-
>   http://ie.samba.org/samba/docs/man/smb.conf.5.html#ADDUSERSCRIPT
> says that 'add user script' only works in 'domain' or 'server' security
> mode.
> So which is it?  Does 'add user script' work in 'security = user'?

Yes.  Thanks for catching this.  I'll update the man page.

cheers, jerry
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