[Samba] Samba using local user/password file

Patrick Topping patrick.topping at hypermediasystems.com
Fri Dec 16 01:14:46 GMT 2005


Thanks for the info.  So I am going to need to create an account on the
Linux server in order to add the user via smbpasswd right?  Thanks for
your help.


On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 15:09 -0700, Craig White wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 10:18 -0800, Patrick Topping wrote:
> > I am trying to get samba to use its local users and passwords file and
> > not the UNIX /etc/password file.  Is this possible?  I would like to be
> > able to have users on the samba shares but not in the /etc/password
> > file.  If I am trying to do the impossible please let me know...  Thanks
> > in advance for any help.
> > 
> ----
> you are trying to do the impossible
> Craig
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