[Samba] passwd db backend *_nua
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jun 22 07:20:41 GMT 2003
On Sun, 2003-06-22 at 16:12, John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jun 2003, Chris Leung wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I would like to ask about *_nua passwd db option. I am using Samba 3
> > beta1. Could someone tell me where could I get more information about
> > *_nua usage? I've tried say use smbpasswd_nua in smb.conf. But the debug
> > log tell me can't find the smbpasswd_nua db packend plugin. Fail to load
> > the module... So, any resource that I can make reference?
> The _nua thing went away. It did not work out too well. We are still
> working on the id mapping internals (you can be thankful you never need to
> be exposed to it) that should see a much more functional solution in place
> soon. We hope to have this done by Beta2 (early next week).
At present, the same behavior that using a _nua back-end caused can be
achieved by simply specifying 'idmap uid' in your smb.conf.
Remember, these accounts are really only of value for machines - as they
are 'non unix' they don't have a unix identity. You cannot login to a
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
http://samba.org http://build.samba.org http://hawkerc.net
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