Samba and $
micheas at freep.org
Tue Aug 5 00:10:59 PDT 2003
On Mon, 2003-08-04 at 17:41, Jon Reynolds wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-08-04 at 12:25, Bob Collins wrote:
> > At 02:07 PM 8/4/2003 -0500, gfsd wrote:
> > >Why can't i create a user with a $ on the end? For machine trust accounts
> > >i need to add each one by hand, instead of on the fly creation. When I use
> > >adduser it will not let me add a user with a $ on the end, is there a way
> > >around that?
adduser is a perl script in 4.x. You can edit the file to allow
'$' in the user name. Or further hack it so that it knows that
any name that ends in '$' is a samba machine name and have it
execute the correct smbpasswd command as well.
A quick visit to an active irc channel should get you any help
you need. (it did me a long time ago.)
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> > That is to be expected in FreeBSD and Samba. It is in the notes. So, what
> > you do, is make your user. The edit, by hand, the password file. vipw is
> > the command to use. Add the $ and save the file.
> > No real way around it that I know of.
> > -- Bob
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> Is there a good howto for setting up freebsd as a pdc with winxp? I am
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