[Samba] Is it possible to change the root/Administrator user to another username?
paulg at cse.yorku.ca
Thu Nov 15 06:44:34 MST 2012
The 'username map' option isn't exactly what I am looking for. That
doesn't solve my issue. We have a home grown backend with a custom Samba
plugin. The original writer has moved on and I am faced with solving a
issue that might be solved if I could replace Samba query for the root
user with something else. At least that what it looks like from where I
Thanks for the suggestions.
On 11/15/2012 12:49 AM, Andrew Galdes wrote:
> Are you looking for "/etc/samba/smbusers"?
> root = administrator admin
> -Andrew Galdes
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:14 AM, Paul Griffith <paulg at cse.yorku.ca
> <mailto:paulg at cse.yorku.ca>> wrote:
> Greetings Samba users,
> In the process of setting up Samba, one of the item you need to need
> is add a root user to the samba password database.
> I was wondering if it is possible to change the name of the Samba
> root/Administrator user to another user, like smbroot ?
> I checked the 'username map' option in the man pages, but it doesn't
> appear to do what I want. From the man page it appears that I can
> map UNIX to Windows mappings. I was hoping to find something that
> says 'use smbroot instead of root'.
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