[Samba] Samba questions

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Wed Apr 9 22:08:28 GMT 2003

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Dick Hill wrote:

> 1.  In the smb.conf file what do the following statements accomplish?
> security mask = -1
> directory security mask = -1
> force directory security mode = -1

Please refer to the man page for smb.con for an explanation of what the
parameters do. More to the point, how did the values get set to -1?

> 2. How do you work around a user who tries to login to his share and
> gets  a domain slapped in front of the user name.  example  user name is
> jjones but when he tries to map a drive the ID shows as
> AAADOMAIN\jjones

Because that is how MS Windows clients see a user on a remote machine.
This is NOT done by samba.

I see you are in Utah. If you want direct local help call me on (801)

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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