[Samba] remove machines from login list

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Fri Nov 11 12:41:10 MST 2011

On 11/11/2011 07:23 PM, Chris Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 3:06 AM, steve<steve at steve-ss.com>  wrote:
>> add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd  -c Machine -d /var/lib/nobody -s
>> /bin/false %m$
>> The machine name (e.g. computer_1$) now appears in the kdm login list for
>> Linux clients using kde4. This looks a mess and doesn't make sense.
>> Can I add the machine without using 'useradd'? Or some other way to avoid
>> this?
> Not sure if this will help. I use the following script that's very similar:
> =====================================
> add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g 'nofiles' -c
> 'Machine Account' -s /bin/false '%u'
> =====================================
> I have a group named "nofiles" and the addition of "-g 'nofiles'" puts
> all machines in their own group so their gid is different than that
> that the users are in.
> If KDE gets possible user login accounts from a particular gid this may help.
> Chris
Hi Chris
That makes sense.

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