[Samba] smbpasswd Question ...
barth at cck.uni-kl.de
Thu Jun 6 09:47:03 GMT 2002
> Greetings ...
> In the smbpasswd file, does the uid, uid number and password have to
> the Linux equivalint?
> The reason I ask, is that I am hoping that I can have a different
> for Samba and Linux, because I don't wish to give out my root password
> for domain joining.
The password does not have to match. But: You can connect to any
shares as root with the samba password and you then have any rights
in share. Take care about this and may be use "invalied users = root"
in the share definitions. You may try [global] as well, but this may
breack the domain joining.
> I once tried to setup a admin account with the same uid number as
> root but
> with a different password and remember getting it to work, but I think
> that I had to setup the user name map.
> Does this pose a security risk? I am sure it does, but only from a
> point of view, not my Linux box or am I smoking a M$ manual?
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