net user add <name> [-F user flags] ...

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Oct 7 07:16:00 GMT 2002

Rafal Szczesniak wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 01:22:26PM +0930, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > net help user suggests that net user add accepts optional -F user_flags,
> > but in scanning the code, I don't see any flags being processed.
> >
> > Does the code actually accept flags?
> >
> > Can you use the above command to create a domain trust account, or must
> > you use the smbpasswd command?
> Yes, but not against samba dc. Samba doesn't implement SAMR call which
> creates an account. Thus, it works only against native WinNT server.
> Or at least worked when I checked this last time.

Samba *does* implement the createuser SAMR call, so this should work...
(Both 2.2 and HEAD)

I'll be very interested to see why it doesn't.

Andrew Bartlett

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