domain groups information & observation

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu May 7 16:54:23 GMT 1998

On Fri, 8 May 1998, Andrew Perrin - Demography wrote:

> 1.) I'd be interested in any advice about using the domain groups stuff in
> smb.conf -- specifically, how to map a unix group to an nt group (even
> just unix:ntusers -> users and unix:ntadmins -> Administrators).  Has
> anyone successfully done this?
> 2.) After adding domain admins = <username list> to smb.conf, everyone in
> the list seems to have interchangeable profiles -- that is, if I do:
> domain admins = foo bar
> then login as foo and do something to my profile (say, copy something to
> the desktop), then log out and login as bar, the profile change takes
> effect for both, being copied into bar's profile directory.  This does not
> seem to happen for non-admin users, just within the admin group.  Is this
> normal or designed behavior?

the users end up with the same RID.  NT maps profiles by RID.  i suppose
if we set them to have a local admin account it would work...


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