[Samba4] How do I activate/use AD Profiles?
rnhurt at kangaroobox.com
Fri Feb 29 13:23:34 GMT 2008
On Feb 28, 2008, at 6:22 PM| Feb 28, 2008, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 12:38 -0500, Richard Hurt wrote:
>> I have installed and started playing with Samba4 and am having
>> getting my GPO settings recognized. For instance, I have tried to
>> remove all password restrictions from the whole domain by setting all
>> security settings to none or '0'. I edit the "Default Domain Policy"
>> and edit Computer->Windows->Security->Account->Password policies to
>> the appropriate values. Then I try to reset a password to 'p' but it
>> still tells me that I have not met the requirements, which seem to be
>> still set to the AD default. I even issued a gpupdate.exe /force and
>> tried it on a different workstation. I cant even create a new user
>> with a small password.
> Correct, Samba4 doesn't honour it's own group policy, just distributes
> them to windows clients. The pwdProperties object in domain object in
> LDAP controls it for now.
Hmmm... this seems troubling. I expected to be able to do basic
things like control the password requirements. Samba4 might not work
out for me after all. :(
>> I also tried to do other things, like set the title of IE 7, or run a
>> program on login, but nothing seems to work. I get no errors while
>> editing the GPO or domain settings and everything seems to be working
>> fine. Its just that the profiles don't get applied at all. What
>> am I
>> doing wrong? I'm a newbie when it comes to both Samba and AD so its
>> likely that I am doing something stupid. :)
> So far I've only used group policies to hide the recycle bin (which
> seems to work, after the right logout/login games). What is the
> in this case?
I haven't tried to hide the recycle bin but I can give it a shot and
see what happens. :) I have two machines in my lab; 1 XP SP2 & 1 Win
2000. Neither of them seem to take any of the settings I have tried
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