AW: after an upgrade from 4.1.6 to 4.2.0rc4 with security = ADS "force user" did not work anymore

Dr. Hansjoerg Maurer hansjoerg.maurer at
Wed Feb 18 01:37:12 MST 2015

> Not sure if this is related but, "force group=test" has an issue when 
> samba has a domain group with the same name as the linux group.  The 
> user is in the group as show with:
>      getent group test
> and with:
>      id username
> When connecting you will get:
> tree connect failed: NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_GROUP
> Samba is version 4.1.6-Ubuntu
> Workaround is to remove the Samba Group.
> Various combinations that did NOT work:
>     force group= SID....
>     force group=+test
>     force group=+DOM\test

Hi Gerald

thank you for your reply.
The problem you describe seems to be

and it was fixed in 4.1.12



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