[Samba] Power Users - Is it possible?

George Farris farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Thu Jul 24 20:06:47 GMT 2003

Well interestingly enough it only works if I make pwruser (which is
mapped to "Domain Users") be the primary group of the user.  This is
confusing because with the user I have set up for a Domain Admin
(unixgroup dadmin) dadmin is not it's primary group.

Any thoughts?

On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 12:22, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 18:31, George Farris wrote:
> > I have also struggled with this problem.  It seems one can map a domain
> > group such as Domain Admins and have it take effect on the workstation
> > but Power Users is, I think, a local group and it doesn't work even
> > though one can map a unix group to it.
> > 
> > So how can one add users to a Power User group and have it take effect
> > like Domain Admins?
> On Windows, the "Power Users" is a local group, that is, it's members
> are not stored on a domain controller, but on the local SAM of the
> machine. Thus, if for an specific machine you want to make all Domain
> Users to be Power Users, you'll need to use Windows administration tools
> and *manually* add the "Domain Users" global group to the "Power Users"
> local group of the machine.
George Farris  farrisg at mala.bc.ca
Computer Support Cowichan.

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