[Samba] question on authentication

Brother Railgun of Reason alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Mar 3 12:15:14 MST 2010

On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 10:59:43AM -0800, mogambo wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am trying to come up with a solution to the current Samba authentication
> voes on the gateway server for our distributed file system.  We currently
> use smbpasswd file on the gateway server for authentication, which is not a
> secure way and requires each user to be specifically added in.

Speaking of authentication ... if using the tdbsam backend (or the 
smbpasswd backend, for that matter), is there any way to FORCE 
resolution of a username to a specific numeric Unix UID?  

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