[Samba] Being Administrator on a Samba Domain

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Oct 15 21:47:00 GMT 2002

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Aaron Cline wrote:

> Hello all:
> I am in the process of implementing a Samba Primary Domain controller
> and I have a few questions that I can't yet resolve.
> First off, how can I set it so that when I log in to a computer on
> the domain as my username, "ajc", that I gain Administrator rights
> to that PC?

In smb.conf [globals]
	admin users = ajc root

> Second, in Windows 2000 Pro I almost always go into Start>Settings>Control
> Panels>Administrative Tools>Local Security Policy and change some
> of the default policies.  Is there someway that when the computers
> log into the Domain that they all could gather this information from
> one file?  If so, can someone lead me in the right direction to figuring
> this out?

Use the Win2K Resource Kit Group Policy Editor to configure all the
setting you need. Then save that as a file called "NTConfig.Pol" and
locate this in the root of your Netlogon share. This file gets auto-loaded
at every domain logon.

> And third, this is a Windows question that I should probably ask
> elsewhere but so far I have not found an answer.  Suddenly my Win2k
> Pro computer has begun to boot very slowly.  If I check the event
> log I see that on any given boot, several always changing services
> will fail to load.  Does anyone know have any experience with this?
> I've tried to do the CD-Repair but that didn't help at all.
> Thank you for your help,
> A Cline
> acline at rimvisions dot com
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John H Terpstra
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