Samba4 MMC Write Support

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jul 3 01:17:09 GMT 2007

On Sun, 2007-07-01 at 18:15 -0400, Matt Schwartz wrote:
> Hello,  I successfully got MMC write support working with Samba4.  
> However, when I try to create a new user I get a Global Catalog error.  
> This is probably because this feature hasn't been implemented.  Am I 
> correct?  

That's odd, as I successfully created a new user when I tested it and
wrote the original mail. 

> Also, I understand that gpedit.msc works now.  However, I have 
> no luck being able to use it.  I get a permissions error.  Here is my 
> smb.conf with the share definitions.  Please help me so that I can 
> continue to test.  Thanks.
> path = /usr/local/samba/netlogon
> read only = no
> path = /usr/local/samba/private
> read only = no
> When I try to launch the editor, I get the following message: "Failed to 
> Open the Group Policy Object.  You may not have the apropriate rights.  
> Details: The System cannot find the specified path."  I also notice that 
> when launching the editor from AD Users and Groups only the edit and 
> properties buttons are available to me.

[SYSVOL] shouldn't be our private dir, but say /usr/local/samba/sysvol. 

Perhaps just check the silly things - do the directories exist, and do
you have access?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.        

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