[Samba] Not possible to chown as guest?

john smith wempwer at gmail.com
Fri May 26 19:31:07 UTC 2017

On 5/27/17, Rowland Penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:
> 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
> nobody:x:65534:65534:nobody:/nonexistent:/usr/sbin/nologin

Ok, I know that. Please read my 1st post more carefully. I added my
nobody user to users group. I can log in as nobody on the server and
do `chown nobody:users <FILE>.
<wempwer at gmail.com>

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