[CentOS] small "$" issue with samba on centos 4x [dnk]

Tue May 2 12:07:23 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 09:41 -0700, dnk wrote:
> Good day..... This is a slightly older issue for me. In the past I  
> had tried to install Samba on a centos 4.0 box, and the useradd tool  
> on Centos 4 would not add the "$" character to the usernames being  
> created.  This showed up whenever a domain trust was trying to be  
> established for a computer that was logging into the samba share for  
> the first time. Maybe I messed something up, but it was not an issue  
> on whitebox linux (which i ended up using for the install at that time)

Unless that was a EL3 install, there should be no difference.

> At any rate - I was wondering if anyone ran into this issue on the  
> current 4.3 (or even 4.2 for that matter) version?
I would recommend that you use the smbldap tools and LDAP to store your
samba information ...


> I have another install  coming up and I would * really * prefer to  
> use the latest centos build.
If something works on EL4 (any other version) and not CentOS-4 ... I
will fix it :)
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