[Samba] Easy security administration?

Van Sickler, Jim vansickj-eodc at Kaman.com
Mon Jun 24 08:04:44 GMT 2002

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aton [mailto:aton at skyenet.net]
> Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2002 3:47 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Easy security administration?
> Hello. 
> I've got several clients using samba (ranging from 2.2.1a to 2.2.5) as
> their primary windows server. The question has come up with 
> clients about
> ease of administration and security rights for samba. 
> Currently, the only
> way I've been able to show clients how to manipulate security 
> settings and
> restrict users from certian shares is to use write and read lists per
> share, or create directories with certain group access rights 
> and have each
> user that needs access be given rigths by doing a usermod and 
> adding the
> group. 
> Is there a simpler method to do this, that is possibly web 
> orientented? I
> know SWAT can modify the user and group rights to shares, but 
> what I really
> need is some web interface to manage users and groups on a 
> Linux box. With
> Red Hat Linux 7.3, Linuxconf is no longer shipped, so its not 
> possible to
> use its web interface anymore to configure users. 
> Thanks for any help,
> Aton
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