[Samba] maintaining permissions on smbpasswd/smb.conf

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Jun 19 07:06:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Bryan Henderson wrote:

> Whoops, I meant smbpasswd, not smb.conf.

Its the clear text nature of the password hashes.  
It would be a security problem to allow normal users 
to read the file.  Feel free to moidyf things to fit 
your needs, but it would be too much of a support headache
to not reset the permissions.

cheers, jerry
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