Is NFS a potential solution? User authentication happens with thequestions.
PID/UID that is a part of the user profile so they are tied together.
You don't specify which level of IBM i your system runs, and if there
are SMB compatibility issues. Could the SMB version on the desktop be
contradictory to the SMB version on the server?
Agile Technology Architects
From: MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of
Sent: Friday, January 31, 2020 5:59 AM
Subject: Samba as alternative to NetServer - How to use USRPRF
We are using IBM-i with NetServer for about 1.5 Years now.
Since the Beginning there where Problems with Access to Netserver over
WAN (IPSec Tunnel) .We had some Tickets with IBM and the made some
PTFs to fix various things. (MA47224, MA47302, Other Problems with
Starting exe Files where we received a Workaround wich shoots other
thngs as we found out
But after all we are not really satisfied with the compatibility of
NetServer with Windows-10.
First of all: I dont want to store my files outside of out AS400. I
know all alternatives and i dont need any suggestions or discussion on
Whats the state now:
We are now considering using Samba on IBM-i but the problem i have is
that it has a seperate User Database which i really dont like.
Is someone of you using Samba on AS400 and how do you handle this problem.
I thought that when nothing other is possible i would register with
QIBM_QSY_VLD_PASSWRD and send new Passwords to a Job via DataQueue
which calls pdbedit to change the users in the samba-db. But this is
not a nice solution.
Systeminfo: IBM-i 7.4 TR1, Power-S812, No Virtualization, Single OS
Instance . Problems mostly over low latency Networks ( ca 10ms-20ms)
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