[Samba] ARGH... once again samba causes "permission" errors.

Mike Leone turgon at mike-leone.com
Tue Jun 1 11:36:02 MDT 2010

On 6/1/2010 12:03 PM, John H Terpstra had this to say:

>> # cat /etc/samba/smb.conf
>> [global]
>>          workgroup = CYTE.COM
> Do NOT use a '.' character in a workgroup/domain name. In MS Windows NT4
> (the protocols Samba3 implements) this is not a supported character. It
> would be better to just declare the workgroup name as "CYTE" or 'CYTE-COM"

Hmmm ... my Win2003 AD NetBIOS (or "short" name) has a "." in it. Does 
that mean I should replace the "." with "-" in the WORKGROUP name? (I 
presume that using a "." in the REALM is OK).

In my case, I would be using SECURITY=ADS and IDMAP=AD.

Michael J. Leone, <mailto:turgon at mike-leone.com>

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