Security Groups in Samba4

Rohit Rajan rohit.rajan at
Sat Jan 9 01:45:29 MST 2010

That’s a great news if possible can someone provide little more details on this ?? should I set the nssswitch.conf file to check the winbind for passwd and group ??

Or any other procedure please help!!

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Rohit Rajan
Sr. System Engineer
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-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan (metze) Metzmacher [mailto:metze at] 
Sent: Friday, January 08, 2010 6:08 PM
To: Nadezhda Ivanova
Cc: rohit.rajan at; samba-technical at
Subject: Re: Security Groups in Samba4

Nadezhda Ivanova schrieb:
> Hi Rojit,
> Unfortunately I do not have enough experience with file permissions, I dealt with DS permissions mostly. I am not sure who the right person to help would be, perhaps Tridge?

Do we still need a unix user/group?

I thought the winbind task provides them.

Which means the unix user and the s4 user are not the same and the HOWTO is outdated...


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