[Samba] Samba PDC- Administrator translated to root
ghenry at suretecsystems.com
Thu Mar 10 21:49:45 GMT 2005
> I assume this is because the PDC Administrator user is
> assigned uidnumber=0 which is also the UNIX root
> user's UID.
Yes, therefore, did you run these commands:
In the above listing, you can see that the user root has been given UID=998.
This means that operations conducted from a Windows client using tools such
as the Domain User Manager fails under UNIX because the management of user
and group accounts requires that the UID=0. You decide to rectify this
immediately as demonstrated here:
root# cd /opt/IDEALX/sbin
root# ./smbldap-usermod -u 0 -d /root -s /bin/bash root
Verify that the changes just made to the root account were accepted by
root# getent passwd | grep root
root:x:0:512:Netbios Domain Administrator:/root:/bin/bash
T +44 (0) 1224 279484
M +44 (0) 7930 323266
F +44 (0) 1224 742001
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