[Samba] Can Samba allow both local and domain logons

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Wed Oct 5 03:07:11 MDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 09:44:04AM +1100, Leigh Wedding wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to configure a Samba domain member server 
> to allow logon for both domain users (authenticated by a
> domain controller), and locally defined  users  (defined
> in eg. /etc/samba/private/passdb.tdb)?

Nothing to configure. It does so automatically. You have to
prepend either DOMAIN\username or HOSTNAME\username when you
log in, just like Windows expects it.


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