[Samba] Having it both ways with winbind

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Fri May 20 12:25:45 GMT 2005

Braden Bill wrote:
> We already have a large complement of Unix users that are also Windows
> users but we also have non-unix users that need access to some samba
> shares.  How can I setup samba so that Users who already have a Unix
> account will get that account and home directory when they connect
> through samba but valid domain users that do not already have a Unix
> account will authenticate through winbind and get the winbind generated
> UID, GID and home directory?
> Thanks.
> --Bill
how about putting things like

passwd files ldap winbind

in nsswitch.conf?
would that work?

Michael Gasch
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Human Evolution
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D-04103 Leipzig

Phone: 49 (0)341 - 3550 137

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