[Samba] Using setuid on smbd

Henrik Zagerholm henke at mac.se
Thu Jul 12 11:07:23 GMT 2007

Hello list,

I wonder if it is a really bad idea to setuid bit on samba daemons to  
make them start with root privileges?

I need it in an embedded systems where the daemons are started by a  
non root user and I don't have access to sudo etc and we all know  
that smbd should run under root.


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