Samba4 Patch: newuseradv and newgroupadv scripts for net cmd utlity

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu May 27 06:25:07 MDT 2010

On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 10:59 +0100, Lukasz Zalewski wrote:
> Hi all
> This is repost from samba mailing list, but the patch is different 
> (fixed few bugs)
> As per Jelmer's request - in response to bug #7455 attached diff file.
> Please let me know what you think and if any modifications need to be
> performed
> Also i have noticed that when the account is created using AD's Users 
> and Computers mmc utility the CN="FirstName Initials Surname" - and i 
> think without those the account will not be created. S4 uses CN=username 
> syntax which i prefer to be honest, but is this by design?

Why is this a separate command?  Surely we can just have options on the
existing command? 

It's great to be able to set these things, but I don't like 'newuseradv'
as a name - it will just confuse things.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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