User Manager for Domains
mgeddes at xavier.sa.edu.au
Tue Sep 5 23:36:45 GMT 2000
> am running Samba 2.0.7 as a pdc, my workstations are NT4 clients. When I
> go to User Manager for Domains, and click on the Administrators group, on
> the client box, so I can add the user as an Administrator of their own box,
> I can pick the User from the list, but then if I go back to the User
> Manager for Domains screen, it shows:
Samba 2.0.x does not support the many "advanced features" of windows NT
(all of the RPC stuff).
> MYOC\Account Unknown (myoc is my domain name) I think the problem may
> have something to do with the password files, because once before, there
Check your samba log files. It will tell you if this is the case.
> Also, is there a way to set up a main Administrator account so the admin
> could actually get into the hard drives of the users, to update software,
> etc? I know you can set up an admin user to have access to all the samba
> shares, but can you do it so they can see the private shares (the user's
> hard drives). I hear you can do that with an NT pdc, but I don't have an
> NT domain controller, and don't really want one at the moment. Thanks to
> all in advance!
Yes. I can't remember exactly how stable Samba works, but the
documentation does have it. You should also have a copy of 'Using Samba'
as part of your 2.0.7 distribution
Hope it helps,
...And by the way, Lars Kneschke's Samba TNG FAQ is at
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