Bug 4663 - SWAT should offer a way to login on systems with root access disabled
Summary: SWAT should offer a way to login on systems with root access disabled
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: SWAT (show other bugs)
Version: 3.0.25a
Hardware: Other Linux
: P3 enhancement
Target Milestone: none
Assignee: Samba Bugzilla Account
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
URL: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrep...
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Reported: 2007-05-27 08:54 UTC by Christian Perrier
Modified: 2013-09-02 12:52 UTC (History)
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Description Christian Perrier 2007-05-27 08:54:21 UTC
On Debian systems since the release of Etch and on Ubuntu systems for a while, the root account may be disabled. In such case, the first reated user is generally added to sudoers.

However, SWAT insists on login in with the root account and the root account Unix password.

Would it be possible to offer an alternative login method for users of such setups?

The same "bug" is reported in Ubuntu as well (https://bugs.launchpad.net/debian/+source/samba/+bug/5608)
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2007-05-27 14:33:19 UTC
There are some ways to do this, but let's bring it up 
on the samba-technical list rather than here for a wider audience.
Comment 2 Björn Jacke 2013-09-02 12:52:44 UTC
swat is removed with 4.1