[Samba] Windows LocalSystem Account -> Linux Samba Server - What's the userID?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Mar 15 12:57:35 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-03-14 at 03:16, Jim Garrison wrote:
> I have a Linux Samba server I access from a Win2K system.
> I want to allow a process started from a Windows "service"
> to access a share on the Samba server.  The Windows service
> is set to run as "LocalSystem" instead of a specific userID.
> What userID do I need to define on the Samba server to
> allow "LocalSystem" to access files on a Samba share?

I think the way you do this is to add a domain user, with the right
privs, and then start the service as that user, with that password.

However, I've never played with this myself.

Andrew Bartlett

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