[Samba] Multiple Samba accounts with the rights of a single Unix account?

Norberto Bensa nbensa at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 02:37:12 GMT 2008

Quoting Peter Petrov <ppetrov at ppetrov.com>:

> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 4:35 AM, Norberto Bensa <nbensa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Quoting Peter Petrov <lists at ppetrov.com>:
>>  Is it possible to have a standalone Samba server map different
>>> username/password pairs to a single Unix account?
>> force user/group?
> "force user/group" almost works. But smbd still tries to find a matching
> Unix account for each username, failing with errors like this:

Well, yes. Samba needs to map each username to a unix uid. I've  
re-read your original post and AFAIK, what you want to do is not  
possible. You'll still need to create the unix users.

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