[Samba] Access to shares for authenticated domain users only

Barry, Christopher cbarry at infiniconsys.com
Fri Mar 28 23:06:05 GMT 2003

well said...

Christopher Barry
Manager of Information Systems
InfiniCon Systems

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Bartlett [mailto:abartlet at samba.org]
Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 6:07 PM
To: Barry, Christopher
Cc: Andrew Bartlett; Kevin; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: [Samba] Access to shares for authenticated domain users

On Sat, 2003-03-29 at 09:57, Barry, Christopher wrote:
> You could setup shorewall (iptables) to only allow authorized mac 
> addresses to access the server. This would prevent a valid user from
> accessing the data from an unauthorized machine.

MAC addresses, like IP addresses, are easily changed...

The only secure computer is turned off, disconnected from the world,
under 5 feet of concrete with an armed guard standing on top.  And then
somebody will probably just bribe the guard...

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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