[Samba] Samba using local user/password file
patrick.topping at hypermediasystems.com
Fri Dec 16 13:27:39 GMT 2005
On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 21:11 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> The UNIX/Linux system has to have an account in some means whether this
> account is in the flat file /etc/passwd or in LDAP which maps to the
> samba user.
> On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 17:14 -0800, Patrick Topping wrote:
> > Craig,
> > 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.
> > -Patrick
> > 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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