do not support winbind users or groups in smb.confi without s peciftying a domain

Green, Paul Paul.Green at
Thu Nov 27 14:38:55 GMT 2003

Could the testparm command check to ensure that the domain has been
specified?  Give the user the error message as early as possible...


-----Original Message-----
From: John H Terpstra [mailto:jht at] 
Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2003 1:17 AM
To: Gerald (Jerry) Carter
Cc: samba-technical at
Subject: Re: do not support winbind users or groups in smb.confi without
speciftying a domain

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

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> Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> > Folks,
> >
> > I am so sick of trying to fix all these bugs associated with
> > winbind use default domain = yes and smb.conf.  Therefore I'm
> > proposing that we make the official statement that winbind user
> > or groups with a specified domain are not support in smb.conf.
> > Anyone have a really good reason against this proposal?  And
> > if you do, then you get to fix the problems.
> Just to clarify, no more of this stuff
> 	winbind use default domain = yes
> 	[public]
> 		admin users = +'Domain Admins'
> you have to say "admin users = 'FOO\Domain Admins'"

Go Jerry! Go! I'm all with you. Give me the weapons man, I'll get anyone
who dares to defy us man! I share your sentiments completely! Yes!

So that there is no confusion, I support Jerry's proposal. :-)

Never felt strongly about anything until now. :))))

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at

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