[Samba] Entry in username-map being ignored

Michael St. Laurent mikes at hartwellcorp.com
Tue Jan 18 20:30:43 GMT 2005

Gerald (Jerry) Carter <mailto:jerry at samba.org> wrote:
>> Samba version 3.0.10 seems to be ignoring the map file on my system.
>> I have the line: 
>> root = administrator
>> in the file but when the administrator account tries to
>> access the system the add user script is run for the
>> user "administrator".
> Are you using either 'security = domain' or 'security = ads' ?
> If so then read the WHATSNEW.  This change was documented
> several releases back.  If not, then we'll need more details.
> The username map works fine in my tests.

Yes, security = domain.

Okay, got it.  I need to prefix the Windows login with the Domain so the
line should read:

root = OURDOMAIN\administrator

Thanks for the pointer.

Michael St. Laurent
Hartwell Corporation

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