[Samba] 3.0alpha22 does not execute "add user script" ?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Mar 22 21:08:47 GMT 2003

On Sat, 22 Mar 2003 jra at dp.samba.org wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 22, 2003 at 09:51:51PM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > Hmm. Just checked. This is definitely a change in behaviour. If you
> > do not want the full winbind functionality, a simple 'add user script'
> > is quite handy. Is there a reason why this does not work anymore as in
> > 2.2? 2.2 added a user if the PDC gave its ok.
> >
> > If you ask me, I'd like the old behaviour back :-)
> Yes, the old behaviour needs to be restored, it is correct.
> The reason is that not all Samba appliances are Linux based,
> or even use PAM, so smbd needs to be able to call an add user
> script if such is configured no matter what the security mode
> is set to.

I'll second that.

> The 'appliance' mode was the reason the 'add user script' was
> added in the first place, that's how it is supposed to work.


> Whoever changed it please revert the change.

So come on: 'fess up before we get into a CVS 'blame mode' investigation.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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