[Samba] Winbind separator = +
James A. Dinkel
jdinkel at bucoks.com
Fri Feb 9 17:39:43 GMT 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Davidson
> Sent: Friday, February 09, 2007 10:48 AM
> I have read many opinions on what character to use for the winbind
> separator. Many people urge changing the default to '+'. According
> 'winbind separator = +' might cause problems with group membership.
> The man page for smb.conf says this on the subject:
> "Please note that setting [winbind separator] to + causes problems
> group membership at least on glibc systems, as the character + is used
> a special character for NIS in /etc/group."
> What *exactly* are the implications of using '+' as the winbind
> (in the absence of NIS)?
> Thank you,
> Michael Davidson
I've never understood why anyone would change it from the default.
Especially since '+' specifically is know to cause problems. I've
always used the default and have not had a problem.
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