[Samba] Question about groups in ldap

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Dec 12 14:29:18 GMT 2003

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Tilo Lutz wrote:

| Is it possible to use different groups with the
| same well known SID or is a well known SID only
| allowed once?

Nope.  SIDs should appear only once.

| Is it allowed to uses spaces in groupnames, e.g.
| "domain admins"? Afaik groups with spaces are
| not posix conform.

They normally work.  Really is OS dependent (libc)
I think.

| In Samba-Developers-Guide.pdf included with samba 3.0
| page 72f. In the document well known groups have
| special names starting with DOMAIN_. Can Windows clients
| recognize these names and translate them into localized
| groupnames, like "user" or "power users" in english and
| "Benutzer" and "Hauptbenutzer" in german?

That reference in the PDF file is a #define for
the well known rids.  You can setup a group
mapping entry using whatever name you wish.

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cheers, jerry
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