[Samba] Resolving computeraccount$
rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue May 12 12:50:40 MDT 2015
On 12/05/15 19:30, Davor Vusir wrote:
> Hi list!
> Many questions are asked and answered about resolving user accounts.
> But does winbind resolve computer accounts?
> To elaborate some: it is perfectly all right to add computer accounts
> to access groups and use them in ACLs on a share or folder. For
> instance you would like a startup script to run on a client computer
> before a user logs on. Or perhaps you would like a server (account) to
> put/get a file on/from a share. MS SQL Server 2012 supports using UNC
> paths for both locating database file and backup to. Under certain
> circumstances the computer account is used for authorization.
> There have been many, and sometimes lenghty, discussions about the
> need of uid- and gidnumbers on the list. But how does winbind handle
> computer accounts?
> Davor Vusir
Never actually had to do it, but I would image that you could give a
computer a uidNumber, if you look at the objectclasses for a user, you
will find this:
A computer is somewhat similar:
To AD a computer is just a user, but just slightly different.
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