User Manager for Domains

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Apr 30 12:26:14 GMT 1998

On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Gerald Carter wrote:

> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > 
> > then that implies that you are using an nt server to add nt 
> > workstation users to an nt domain, does it not?  which means that 
> > samba is not involved in any way.
> > 
> > if you are using usrmgr.exe on an nt domain to add samba domain users,
> > then this is not possible as this requires a trust relationship to be
> > established between the nt domain and the samba domain, which has not 
> > been investigated.
> > 
> Luke,
> I think what David is saying is that he has a NT server which is
> prividing RAS service for users.  Once someone dials into the RAS
> server, it contacts the PDC to authenticate and the user must be a
> member of the "Modem Group" to be validated.

oookkkk... then all that is required is to know the RID of the "Modem
Group" and add it to "domain groups = " parameter in smb.conf...
> Don't think what we are discussing has anything to do with trust
> relationships.  Also this would imply that the NT group mapping was in
> place so that you could use User Mgr to add users to group.

that is not necessary: the domain groups parameter does exactly the 
functional equivalent of that [adding users to a group] i hope :-)

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