[Samba] Weird, sudden 3.4 problem.
jra at samba.org
Thu Apr 11 13:23:18 MDT 2013
On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 12:18:46PM -0700, Don Krause wrote:
> On Apr 11, 2013, at 12:08 PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 12:01:02PM -0700, Don Krause wrote:
> >> [homes]
> >> admin users = %S
> > Having admins users = %S seems strange. Is this what you want ?
> > admin users (S)
> > This is a list of users who will be granted administrative privileges on the share. This means that they will do all
> > file operations as the super-user (root).
> > You should use this option very carefully, as any user in this list will be able to do anything they like on the
> > share, irrespective of file permissions.
> > Jeremy.
> We had a similar problem when we migrated to Win 7 back in 2010. At that time, shares from [homes] were viewable, but
> unwritable with "valid users = %S" so we switched to "admin users = %S" and all was well.
> We only have this on the [homes] shares. And this is also the affected users u*ix home, they can do what ever they want anyway,
> so it seemed a reasonable risk.
Well it means they're accessing everything as root.
Are you *sure* that's a reasonable risk ? :-).
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