[Samba] 3.0.8pre2 and domain admins question

Robert M. Martel bob at urban.csuohio.edu
Fri Nov 5 17:25:54 GMT 2004

On 11/05/2004 12:07 PM, Paul Gienger wrote:
>>     Right now the test system is using the old smbpasswd back end and 
>> is set for "security = user" - it is currently functioning as a PDC 
>> for the a test domain.
> And system users are coming froooooom? /etc/passwd and /etc/group or 
> something else?  That's really the proper question (my bad for asking 
> too many and not all relevant)

	I don't understand your question I guess.  User information is kept in 
/etc/passwd and /etc/shadow,  group info kept in /etc/group.

	Samba is using the old smbpasswd back end  -  the text file kept in 
/usr/local/samba/lib.  I have used the smbpasswd command to add the 
users and machines to the smbpasswd file.

	I think that is about as basic as it gets - no NIS, no NIS+, no LDAP, 
just plain, old flat files holding the info.


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