[Samba] Not possible to chown as guest?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri May 26 19:05:23 UTC 2017

On Sat, 27 May 2017 03:45:00 +0900
john smith via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> It might be.  However, the primary issue for me is to explain why
> can't I perform a chown operation with guest user.  Is it
> fundamentally forbidden or is there a quirk?

I suppose one reason could be because there is no 'Guest' user in Unix,
there is the Unix user 'nobody', but you cannot login as 'nobody'

getent passwd nobody


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