[Samba] winbind: How to map Administrator to "root" on AD member server

Björn JACKE bj at SerNet.DE
Sun Feb 16 15:32:56 MST 2014

On 2014-02-16 at 21:57 +0000 Rowland Penny sent off:
> You are right about administrator not being able to login because of
> the home directory, but Administrator isn't supposed to login to a
> linux machine, so that isn't really a problem. I personally have
> never had a problem logging onto a linux domain machine as root, are
> you sure that your problem isn't just a problem with your setup,
> after all, nobody else has ever complained about this particular
> problem.

read in the bug report: the problem is in that case that root's home directory
is no longer considered to be /root by sshs. user names and uid numbers should
always be unique. A lot of things will break otherwise.

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