smbgroupedit and ldap groups?

Eddie Lania e.lania at
Fri Oct 4 08:56:01 GMT 2002

Hi Metze and list,

I am willing to try this, but I thought the "admin users" parameter
primairily is used in the services section and not as a global parameter?
So this parameter would only affect rights on a service.

Am I right or wrong?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan (metze) Metzmacher" <metze at>
To: "Eddie Lania" <e.lania at>; <samba-technical at>
Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 10:38 AM
Subject: Re: smbgroupedit and ldap groups?

> >Also, the Windows NT UserManager (srvtools) for domains does not work (I
> >think because of this problem e.g. the user is not indentified as a
> >Admin".....).
> >The only time I was able to use the NT UserManager was when I logged on
> >root.
> >I thought this would be solved by Kai's patches, but whatever I try, it
> >still doesn't work here.
> you have to specify the Domain Admins group as 'admin users'
> if you map 'Domain Admins' to 'domadmins'
> then
> admin users = @domadmins
> But I think the admin users have to go till 3.0
> and the 'Domain Admins' and 'Administrators' groups should be used...
> >The more I am expirimenting with it, the more confused I get.
> >
> >Again, any help would be appreciated.
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >Eddie.
> metze
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Stefan "metze" Metzmacher <metze at>

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