[Samba] Groups not mapping correctly.

George Farris farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Tue Jul 22 21:28:22 GMT 2003

OK, I understand that net groupmap has taken over from smbgroupedit but
I still don't have groups mapped properly.  I can't get a user to be a
"Power User" no matter what I do.

Is there some magic to this?  I'm using just a plain old standalone

On Tue, 2003-07-22 at 09:46, George Farris wrote:
> Hello,
> At one time I installed an alpha of samba-3.0 and it had a smbgroupedit
> command that mapped unix and windows groups via webmin.  This seems to
> be missing in beta3, has it been depreciated?
> Also I can't seem to get the group map to take effect unless the unix
> group is the users primary group.  Either that or I don't understand
> something.
> I do not have winbindd running or any idmap settings in my smb.conf file
> as everything is local, I assume this is correct?
> If I use "net groupmap" and map dadmin for example to "Domain Admins"
> and set dadmin to the primary group of a user everything works fine. 
> If, however, I map "user" to "Users" and "pwruser" to "Power Users", set
> "user" to be the primary group and also have the user be a secondary
> member of pwruser, things don't work.  The user never becomes a "Power
> User".
> I've installed samba on RH7.3 from a binary on the samba site.
> Can someone please explain the function and flow of the group mapping,
> much appreciated.
> -- 
> George Farris  farrisg at mala.bc.ca
> Computer Support Cowichan.
George Farris  farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Computer Support Cowichan.

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