TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 1.7.34-002

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Dec 10 12:35:00 GMT 2014


On Dec  9 17:18, Michael DePaulo wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 2:49 PM, Corinna Vinschen
> <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> > For your convenience I wrote new documentation.  Since this is a TEST
> > prerelease, the new documentation is not part of the official docs yet.
> > Rather have a look at
> >
> >   https://cygwin.com/preliminary-ntsec.html
> >
> > If you read it (which I seriously hope for) and it's all just
> > incomprehensible gobbledygook to you, please say so on the mailing list
> 
> Might I suggest a clarification for the section "Samba account mapping"?
> 
> Remember that there are multiple components to Samba nowadays, such as
> the AD DC and the NT4-style DC. But this part of the documentation
> concerns itself with only the Samba file server, smbd.
> 
> At the beginning of it, change:
> A fully set up Samba with domain integration is running winbindd to
> map Window SIDs to artificially created UNIX uids and gids, and this
> mapping is transparent within the domain, so Cygwin doesn't have to do
> anything special.
> 
> to something like:
> A fully set up Samba file server with domain integration is running
> winbindd to map Window SIDs to artificially created UNIX uids and
> gids, and this mapping is transparent within the domain, so Cygwin
> doesn't have to do anything special to access Samba shares.

Done.


Thanks,
Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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