[Samba] Revisit - Re: Default Hidden Disk Shares

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Oct 21 09:05:57 MDT 2010

On 10/21/2010 12:42 AM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 10:29:41PM -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> I want admin to be able to access other user data to clean up any
>> messes they have. Kind of standard here at home with my kids getting
>> into challenges and asking for help. Or they did an assignment from
>> the wrong login, and now I have to move it around. More my wife
>> tends to just use my login and access her files. Well I will have to
>> skin this cat another way. Most likely set up some symlinks and ID
>> groups.
> Look into the "admin user" parameter. Anyone coming in as that
> user is mapped to "root", with full priviliges. Just create an
> "admin" user, set "admin user = admin" in the [global] section
> and don't tell anyone else the password :-).

oow.... That is valuable. And risky. I think I will try it!

And I ASSuME that "admin user = admin1, admin2

works as well? Did a quick google search and did not find anything on 
this (sometimes I have to fix things from my wife's login; she is in the 
middle of something and needs a bit of help...).

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