[Samba] PDC operation allowing guest machines to log in ?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jul 28 04:06:02 GMT 2002

Gavin Hamill wrote:
> Howdy :)
> I just have a little question regarding PDC and domain logons... my setup
> is working nicely with roaming profiles, logging onto the Samba 2.2.3 PDC,
> but I find that I am still able to find the server from a new machine,
> supply a user/password and access the shares on the server.
> Is this correct operation? Surely allowing this completely defeats the
> object of machine accounts and a 'trust list' of machines?

No.  The 'trust accounts' are to protect the username and password you
pass at the Ctrl+Alt+Del box, and connections to the workstation from
other machines.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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