[Samba] Samba configuration issue
John H Terpstra - Samba Team
jht at samba.org
Fri Jun 26 20:42:54 GMT 2009
John Drescher wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 4:00 PM, David
> Christensen<David.Christensen at viveli.com> wrote:
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>> David Christensen wrote:
>>> John Drescher wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 12:38 PM, David
>>>> Christensen<David.Christensen at viveli.com> wrote:
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>>>>> I configured samba to work with an FDS backend using a howto from the
>>>>> Fedora Directory Server site. The howto had me create a Administrator
>>>>> user in LDAP with UID/GID of 0. Now when anyone logs in as root and do
>>>>> a whoami it comes back as Administrator. If I delete the Administrator
>>>>> user in LDAP samba will break, how do I get around this issue and still
>>>>> provide samba the access level it needs?
>>>> put files first in your /etc/nsswitch.conf
>>>> passwd: files ldap
>>>> shadow: files ldap
>>>> group: files ldap
>>> Looks like that is the way my nsswitch.conf is already configured.
>> I am attempting to use the username map attribute in smb.conf to map
>> root=Administrator but its not working, the Administrator account is
>> still squashing root, do I need to delete the Administrator account from
>> ldap or modify it in some way?
> I do not know. I have user Administrator in my ldap but whoami shows root.
You possibly have a file /etc/samba/smbusers in which there is a mapping
root = administrator
Tell me it's not true!
- John T.
> does root show up first on this command?
> getent passwd
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