[Samba] Samba w/o local users on Samba server?

Robert Schuettler rober at CIS.FU-Berlin.DE
Mon Jun 6 15:37:23 GMT 2005

Hi everyone,

is it possible to have a Samba server without creating local accounts
for users on that server?

Share level security doesn't count though. ;-) The idea is not to need
to create and update users on the Samba server itself (i.e. no local
users, no entries in /etc/passwd, etc).

The documentation says something about  Domain and ADS level security
being basically just forms of user level security, so - for the moment-
it looks to me as if there's no way around creating those local users.
Is that correct?

Wondering, Robert

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