POLEDIT.EXE -group policies

Phil Mayers p.mayers at ic.ac.uk
Tue May 30 10:40:09 GMT 2000

Known restriction of 2.0.x IIRC - the groups don't work properly, hence
the group policies don't either. That said, I could be wrong...

It works in TNG, and therefore will work when the "official" PDC
implementation is released (post Samba 2.2). Use TNG until then if it's
a must-have.


"Jimmy S." wrote:
> I am using Samba v. 2.0.7 and when I use POLEDIT to configure policies for
> clients only the user settings are recognized. When I set a Group policy
> (not just user) the policy uses the "default user" policy. I belive this is
> because of the fact windows will not recognize Unix (Linux) user groups to
> adjust the policies accordingly.
>     Is this a known problem that Unix user groups are seen by windows or is
> there a setting I am overlooking? Please let me know it is going to be
> addressed in future versions of samba.
> Thanks, James Schmierbach
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