[Samba] need of a user root in ldap ?

Antoine Jacoutot ajacoutot at lphp.org
Tue Sep 16 16:21:33 GMT 2003

John H Terpstra wrote:
> In passdb backend, the account can be called root or Administrator.
> If root is not called Administrator, then it is good policy to add in
> smb.conf [globals]:
> 	username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
> Then in /etc/samba/smbusers:
> 	root = Administrator
> This effectively means that Windows administration can use the
> Administrator account, while it is in fact 'root'.

Nice, it works like a charm :)

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