Accessing LOCAL files after login to NT-4-WS via Samba PDC

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Feb 18 20:10:10 GMT 1998

On Thu, 19 Feb 1998, Brian Powell wrote:

> I don't see this particular topic anywhere in the archives of this mailing
> list, so...
> We have finally gotten the Samba PDC code running pretty well and have users
> logging into their NT4 workstations using a Samba supplied domain login.  That
> part is pretty neat in and of itself!
> The problem is that for the purposes of file permissions and ownership, the
> NT workstation does not recognize the the domain username as a valid user.
> Thus the only files a user can modify on the local workstation are ones where
> everyone has full access.  They cannot "own" any files, because the file
> security dialog cannot find their username in the domain.  Is this simply due
> to the incomplete DC support that Samba supplies in its current state, or are
> we doing something wrong?

hi brian,

there's probably a bug in LsaLookupSids, or another api that's
unsupported.  can you look in log.smb at debug level 50 for "Unsupported
API" calls, and see what's going on?


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