Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 460324
system-config-samba doesn't want to add user when unix-windows username mapping exists
Last modified: 2016-08-11 07:23:44 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #460298 +++
Description of problem:
system-config-samba performs check whether user being added already exists in the samba database or not. But it doesn't check it against the list of real samba users, instead it checks it against the list of users who have unix-windows username mapping. These two lists are usually different.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. add user to samba, don't create username mapping (smbpasswd -a no-mapping)
2. add mapping for a user but don't add the actual user to samba (echo "mapped-user = alias" >> /username/mapping/file ; # the mapping file is /etc/samba/smbusers unless the "username map" option is used in smb.conf )
3. add no-mapping and mapped-user users via system-config-samba
- mapped-user is not allowed to be added even though he doesn't exist in the samba user database
- no-mapping user is "re"added - overwriting previous record
no-mapping user not added
system-config-samba behaves like this only when checking usernames while adding. It correctly lists all existing samba users when configuring shares or in the "samba users" window.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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Change version back to rawhide, add FutureFeature keyword so this bug stays open until it's fixed.
Thanks for taking the time to submit this request for enhancement.
Unfortunately, I haven't gotten around to implement this feature, sorry for
Because I don't actively develop system-config-samba anymore, I won't likely
find the time to work on this ticket, so I'll close this bug now.