[Samba] Re: Looking for answers....
tshrum at bryant.dsc.k12.ar.us
Wed Jun 4 20:11:44 GMT 2003
David Collier-Brown -- Customer Engineering wrote:
> [Redirected to the general samba list]
> One of the things which Samba provides is a facility
> to run a "preexec" script before allowing a user to connect
> to a directory, and refuse to make the conenction if
> the script returns a non-zero result.
> This can prevent someone from logging on twice,
> limit them to specific hours, from conencting to
> the wrong directory and so on.
> In addition, one can set "valid users" so that only
> the owner of a directory can connect to it.
> Of course, the students then just copy their work to
> floppies and pass them around, something that
> Samba can't prevent (;-))
> Tait Shrum wrote:
>> We use Samba heavily in our schools. We have one area left that is
>> still using Novell Netware 4.11 - our business education dept. We
>> want to move them over to Samba, but they have made us question if
>> samba can do some of the things Netware can do. They want to specify
>> when a user logs in. They have kids logging in during one period,
>> finishing their work, then in the following period another kid logs
>> in as their friend who just finished the work and copies it. They
>> don't want that to happen next year.
>> They also are needing some specific group based login scripts. For
>> instance if member of B11G1 then do a bunch of stuff.... Can you do
>> that with Samba 2.2.8 or do we have to go with 3.0 alpha.
>> If you can do these things with the current release of Samba, can you
>> tell me how? Thanks!
>> Tait Shrum
Thanks for your reply. I understand what you are saying, but I don't
know how to implement it at this point. Can you or anyone else help me
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