[Samba] A question about Samba as a PDC,
Windows 2000 and the user 'Administrator'
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Tue Aug 12 01:01:20 GMT 2003
You may want the "username map" parameter in smb.conf to map Administrator
to "root" on your Samba server. Take a look and see what you think.
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On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Jason Williams wrote:
> Morning everyone.
> I was doing some thinking this weekend about a couple of things. Basically,
> about the use of the account 'Administrator', the default account for Win2K.
> Our setup:
> Samba 2.2.8a with LDAP on the backend, running as the PDC.
> What I was curious about is how to effectively use the 'administrator'
> account, (the default administrator account that is used on Windows 2000)
> for my Windows 2000 machines that are on my network.
> For instance, I know I can log in with a normal user, but, what about if I
> wanted to log in with the administrator account? Also, if I wanted to use
> the 'Run as' feature that comes with Windows 2000?
> Would it be best to just add an account called "administrator" to the
> domain admins account? I already have a 'root' account that I use to join
> machines to the domain. Should I just add the administrators account to the
> domain admins account? Will this let me log in effectively with
> administrator privileges to my Windows 2000 computers as well as use the
> ''Run as" feature?
> Thanks everyone.
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