samba4 rights management

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Sep 28 18:12:56 MDT 2011

On 28/09/2011 03:26, Dirk Gouders wrote:
> Hello,
> I am not sure how to do correct rights management with samba4 and am
> unsure which parts of samba3 still apply.
> I want a user account to be able to create and modify computer accounts
> and ideally just that.  In w2k such a user has been a member of "account
> operators" but such a user in samba4 could not create new computer
> accounts but only modify existing ones.  When I added the user account
> to "domain admins" it was able to create computer accounts but that is
> not what I want.
I'm not sure we currently support this, having trace of this with a 
Windows DC can help us.

Think also of creating a bug in bugzilla with clear indication of what 
you are doing.


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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