Samba and $
jonr at destar.net
Tue Aug 5 13:15:22 PDT 2003
On Tue, 2003-08-05 at 00:02, Katinka Mills wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Micheas Herman
> > Sent: Tuesday, 5 August 2003 2:52 PM
> > To: FreeBSD List
> > Cc: FreeBSD List
> > Subject: Re: Samba and $
> > 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.)
> > good luck,
> > Micheas
> For a good IRC channel and network here is the place I use :
> #c and #freebsd on irc.freenode.net
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Thanks for the tips, I have never used an irc channel before and have
been hooked on mailing lists like a crack addict. Are irc channels
really that good at helping? I was under the impression they were just
like chat rooms.
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