[Samba] is there a limit to the length of validusers= lines (i.e over 102 4 bytes)

John Benedetto jbenedet at unm.edu
Thu Feb 28 08:36:08 GMT 2002

--On Thursday, February 28, 2002 3:17 PM +0000 
Greg_Cope at sandwich.pfizer.com wrote:

> We've noticed that old (1.9.18x) versions of samba do not like very long (
> over 1020 ish bytes ) valid user= lines.  I assume that a 1k buffer is
> overrun.  Yes, we have that many users for some shares.

Why not make them all members of their own group (just for that share) in 
your /etc/group file, and only have to list one name on the line in your 

- john

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