problem viewing the list of users

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Oct 24 14:52:23 GMT 2001

On Tue, Oct 23, 2001 at 07:55:55PM -0300, Ariel Mella wrote:
> i have a PDC samba configured. all works ok, profiles, logon scripts,
> permissions etc.
> but when i go to a windoze workstation and configure the Access control list
> of users in the properties of network neighbourhood i set my domain to obtain a list of users for acl the local (in the windoze) file sharing.
> when i go to share a directory i go to Add to retrieve the list of users and groups from my pdc,
> 1) only the first 100 users are retrieved, all users can logon, but in the
> list only appear the first 100(i vae 800 users logging in to my server)
> 2) only 2 groups are in the list and i want to set groups for users because
> seting an local acl user per user is a bit ugly.
> 3) many people tell my thats the problem is when my smbpasswd become corrupt, but i looked very carefully the logs (debug level=5) and nothing of that appear. in the past i have that problem but its not this case.
> 4) many people refer me to MAX_SAM_ENTRIES = 50 in the source code of samba 2.2.2 and 2.2.1a but when i changed "/source/include/rcp_samr.h" MAX_SAM_ENTRIES = 100 all the things go down, but if i put a value below 50 shows me exactly 2x of the sam entrie example:
> MAX_SAM_ENTRIES = 20    show me 40 users
> MAX_SAM_ENTIRES = 10    show me 20 users
> MAX_SAM_ENTRIES = 50    (default) show me 100 users
> MAX_SAM_ENTRIES = 60    nothing....

I cannot reproduce this problem with Samba 2.2.2 and a Windows 2000
client - I see my (test) 200 users correctly.

Can you specify your environment in more detail please ?



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