Samba4 Patch: newuseradv and newgroupadv scripts for net cmd utlity

Michael Wood esiotrot at
Thu May 27 09:41:36 MDT 2010

On 27 May 2010 14:25, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:
> 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.

I agree.  net is confusing enough as it is :)


	password	Changes/Sets the password on a user account [server connection needed]
	setpassword	(Re)sets the password on a user account

Michael Wood <esiotrot at>

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