[Samba] Computer Account

Jean-Rene Cormier jean-rene.cormier at cipanb.ca
Mon Jun 30 11:47:50 GMT 2003

On Sat, 2003-06-28 at 07:26, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-06-28 at 18:33, Andrey Nepomnyaschih wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Does samba-3.0.0beta-1 still requires a computer account to be present
> > inside OS user database? I had heard there were moves to make that
> > obsolete. 
> No, provided you correctly configure it, this is no longer required.
> If you allocate 'idmap uid 10000-20000' then smbd will create accounts
> in that range, if they don't already exist.  This will be tightened up a
> little, but for machines should still work. 

So does that mean that Samba 3.0 can automatically add machine accounts
in the LDAP directory without the need of some sort of useradd script?

Jean-Rene Cormier

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