Samba4 Patch: newuseradv and newgroupadv scripts for net cmd utlity
esiotrot at gmail.com
Fri May 28 00:52:21 MDT 2010
On 27 May 2010 21:42, Lukasz Zalewski <lukas at dcs.qmul.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 27/05/2010 16:41, Michael Wood wrote:
>> On 27 May 2010 14:25, Andrew Bartlett<abartlet at samba.org> 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
>>>> 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
> On the simmilar note,
> there is also
> newuser Creates a new user
> user User management [server connection needed]
> bin/net user
> Available subcommands:
> what is the difference between the two?
Some net commands directly access the LDB files. I suspect this is
the difference, but I'm not sure it makes sense. A "net" command that
has nothing to do with the network? :)
Maybe there's a good reason for the confusion or maybe the commands
that directly access the LDB files should be split into a separate
Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>
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