new smb.conf option

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Fri Oct 6 21:27:40 GMT 2000

Gerald Carter wrote:
> I'm a little fuzzy on this.  Just for clarifcation.
> Are all user accounts on a PDC considered to be
> domain accounts?

Yes - on a PDC. They are local accounts on a member server.

> I always get lost in the domain vs. local groups on
> a PDC.  domain groups would be available via the group
> enumeration dialogs on NT clients.  What purpose
> to local groups have on a Samba server?

On an NT member server all defined groups are local - and
they can contain domain groups within them.

On a Samba member server this is not the case, as groups
cannot contain groups within UNIX.

I see what JF is trying to do - use a list to make an
artificial distinction between the groups we report back
as being local and those we report back as being domain,
as under UNIX they're all local.



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