[Samba] Samba Trusts Relationship - Users map
eduardo.sousa at superig.com.br
Mon Dec 5 00:48:31 GMT 2005
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From: "Craig White" <craigwhite at azapple.com>
To: "Eduardo Sousa" <eduardo.sousa at superig.com.br>
Sent: Sunday, December 04, 2005 9:41 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba Trusts Relationship - Users map
On Sun, 2005-12-04 at 21:00 -0200, Eduardo Sousa wrote:
> I am studying about the Samba servers and I am with a doubt.
> I have achieved to configure the trust relationship between two servers, althought I could only log users that would exist in those two domains (trusting and thrusted).
> Observing the logs I have noticed that Samba could not authenticate the users that were not common, because it could not create a users locally.
> Using the chmod a+s at the archive /usr/sbin/useradd I could make that the user could be created normally.
this shouldn't be necessary
Ok I know. But without it, authetication doesn´t works correctly.
> My doubts are:
> - Why is there the need to create the user in the local domain?
because the samba developers thought it necessary for samba to work
within the native system of users/privileges
This is obvious. However it does not clarify me technical. I would like to better understand about this necessity. Then I will be capable to understand and to resolve this problem.
> - Is there any other way I could get to authenticate such users without having to create them using root (chmod a+s useradd)?
there is some fairly extensive documentation on usage
Thanks I will try to use this text.
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