[Samba] need of a user root in ldap ?

Antoine Jacoutot ajacoutot at lphp.org
Tue Sep 16 15:45:48 GMT 2003

Markus Schabel wrote:
> Is this *really* needed if the machine accounts are stored in LDAP? For
> writing /etc/passwd you need to be root, but for writing LDAP you
> usually don't need to be root... You only need to have execute
> permissions for the machine-add script...
> As Andrew said, you have to be domain admin (that means ...-500 as SID),
> but root??

Well, I just tried, but it does not work :(
So it needs root.


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