%G and %g

Vandal vandal at dybbuk.de
Wed Aug 30 12:52:04 GMT 2000

i think i have found out under which conditions it works under nt

it seems that i have to be logged in for 30 mins or so
then %G is properly used in the include ...

under win98se there is no such problem

Lukas Smith

> I am using an NT PDC for Authentication
> I also keep disabled Unix Account with the same Name Certain group
> for all users allowed to access the share
> in the share i have a default path with a help file explaining that the
> is not setup on the linux machine and that the person needs to contact the
> sys admin
> i also have an include = /etc/smb.conf.%G
> and i have a file called smb.conf.abacus in /etc
> interstingly ... it does not work with %g
> eventhough using %g displays the correct data when useded in comment on
> win98se
> it is not replaced by the proper group and it sais instead %g (not abacus)
> on nt 4.0 and win2k
> since its working with %G things should be fine
> but oddly it only works now and then on NT machines
> actually i most does not work
> is this a bug?
> or may there just be something funky going on in my special case
> Lukas Smith

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