[Samba] Question about groups in ldap

mamue at lb-bbs1.emd.ni.schule.de mamue at lb-bbs1.emd.ni.schule.de
Sat Dec 13 15:03:26 GMT 2003

> Am Fr, 2003-12-12 um 15.29 schrieb Gerald (Jerry) Carter:
>> Tilo Lutz wrote:
>> | 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.
> How does MS handle this? If I have an english server with
> the well known group "users" and a german client.
> Will the groupname translated into "Benutzer"?

If I got it right, the name doesn't matter much. Important is the rid. The
name shown is the one you gave the group but it is handled according to
it's rid.


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