[Samba] Samba users without local unix users

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Mar 22 17:01:53 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-03-22 at 06:56, Felipe S. Elich wrote:
> El Lunes, 22 de Marzo de 2004 13:52, Craig White escribió:
> > > How can i create samba users without create local unix users?
> >
> > You can't. You can have unix users without a valid shell however.
> But... this is applied to all security levels or only when "security=shared" 
> is enabled?
All connections, even security = share have to map to a valid username
in some fashion. man smb (security = ) describes the various methods
used to try to deduce the user name.


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