Usrmgr.exe and Samba 3.0-alpha20.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Oct 7 08:50:01 GMT 2002

Eddie Lania wrote:
> Hi list,
> I like the use of the Usermanager for domains for windows.
> I played a litlle with this tool and noticed that the window95 version
> doesn't work because the "RPC service is unavailable" it say's.
> The NT version does work, altough there are some limitations.
> My questions at this moment are:
> - Will there still be support for the usrmgr tools in Samba in the future
> (considering that samba becomes more and more dc orientated)?
> - If so, then what will have to be done to be able to add groups and add
> members to groups through the usrmgr, considering that there is no mechanism
> (yet) to add a group with usrmgr and be able to define if it is a local or
> domain group? (This still requires the group to be added in two places where
> te later is the group mappings tdb which is managed with the smbgroupedit
> tool).

Yes, usrmgr should work.  I mess with it regularly, and it seems to

I'll chase up the issues you have raised.

Andrew Bartlett

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Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at

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