[Samba] passwd db backend *_nua

Andrew Bartlett 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
NUA account.

Andrew Bartlett

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
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