[Samba] sambas gone wild! or why'd this happen?

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Mon Feb 5 04:43:32 GMT 2007

> What could possibly cause set uid of -1501 on the 2nd line?
> Feb  3 16:12:56 hsc58 smbd[11255]:   Failed to set uid privileges to  
> (-1,501) now set to (0,0)

I'm guessing that means UID -1, GID 501.  Maybe some user connected and
they were somehow mapped to UID -1?  Do you have any weird numbers
in /etc/password? (Maybe to disable certain accounts.)


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