[Samba] Secondary Groups and Group Mapping

Klinger, John (N-CSC) john.klinger at lmco.com
Fri Dec 19 15:14:24 GMT 2003

| | Klinger, John (N-CSC) wrote:
| |
| | The first issue deals with the file sharing. Even if a file gives
| | full permission to one of a user's secondary groups, that user
| | cannot access the file. The user can only access the file (or
| | directory) if the file's group is the user's primary group. I've
| | fond several references on the web and in https://bugzilla.samba.org,
| | which seem to indicate that the bug is fixed. However, we also tried
| | this with 3.0.1rc2 and have the same problem; which makes us think
| | it is a configuration error or something we haven't found
| | related to nsswitch.
|	Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
| This is an open bug
| ~   https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=395
| cheers, jerry

Good news, Jerry; thanks for the reply.

This puts a large and noticeable kink in our architecture. What can we do to
help get it resolved? Bug 395 references another link describing a similar
problem on Solaris 9 with patch 112960-03. However, the problem exists for
us on Solaris 8 without said patch series. We've successfully executed
Samba using the same configuration files on a Debian and Red Hat 9
system built from scratch using the same Samba source. We were going to
build on Solaris 9 in an attempt narrow the problem when I received your

Again, what can we do to support Samba and help hunt this down?


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