Fwd: net rpc user command improvements

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Sep 9 12:29:33 MDT 2014

On Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 01:12:36PM +0200, Gabriel Buades wrote:
> Hello.
> First of all, I must thank all the Samba developers for its impressive work.
> We are working to remotely manage the accounts and local groups of any
> windows server from within Soffid IAM (Our open-source Identity Management
> product). When Soffid IAM is installed on a Linux box we'd like to use
> SAMBA as the best way to remotely query and manage local groups and
> accounts hosted on Windows servers, but we've found some little bugs and
> some missing features.
> So, we've build up our first samba patches, and I'd like them to be
> reviewed and commited into Samba GIT repository.
> The first one is a simply patch that changes the flat to be sent when the
> expired flag is remotely set. The existing code sets the
> SAMR_FIELD_FORCE_PWD_CHANGE, but in our tests it generates an invalid
> argument error. Setting the SAMR_FIELD_EXPIRED_FLAG works smoothly.
> The second one is a patch that allows a remote administrator to set most of
> the user attributes, while creating (net rpc user set_info) or adding (net
> rpc user add) a new user, as well as a way to query them (net rpc user
> get_info).

This work looks very interesting ! I will review this
for you to see if it can be included.

Thanks a *LOT* for helping Samba !


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