[Samba] Samba 2.3.3a and user/server Manager unix groups visible?

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Apr 24 14:36:02 GMT 2002

On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, Erik Ranà wrote:

> Hello.
> If i run user manager on a machine that is a member of my domain
> i can list all groups and the unix system root account.
> Im not able to change groups of a user.
> Is this by design?

Currently yes.

> I feels alittle bit strange that it is possible to view unix grouups and
> users on the WinNT domain? Can i somehow hide groups so the only
> relevant groups for the domain is shown in user manager? Something equal
> to a user.map function? there i can both map a backend unix group to
> frontend user manager , and filter so groups that are not relevant to
> samba and NT domain administraton are not shown in the user manager..

See "hide local groups" IIRC.

cheers, jerry
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