Domain logon problems with 10.Mar.99 CVS source

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri Mar 12 21:39:24 GMT 1999

On Fri, 12 Mar 1999, Stefan Walter wrote:

> > i haven't specifically coded to deal with this.  most definitely nt
> > _cannot_ have group names same as user names same as domain names: the
> > entire name space *must* be unique, end of story.  try it, if you like:
> > try adding a group named YOUR_DOMAIN_NAME on an nt box with usrmgr.exe.
> Did you mean NT group name + NT user name are the same? That should not

by default it will be if you don't map every single unix name or unix
group listed in /etc/passwd+private/smbpasswd and /etc/group that happen
to be the same.

> be the case on my test systems. I used a freshly installed NT system + SP4
> with only the default groups and the local administrator. On the PDC side
> the smbpasswd contains only '<machine>$' and 'walter'. No 'domain group map'
> or any other map is defined at the stage I am at.
> What is the current requirement for unix groups (at least now)? Is it required
> that all group names are no user names?

definitely and absolutely.

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