[Samba] PAM-Winbind authentication working but can't use domain groups

Rich Webb rwebb at wmis.net
Sun Oct 12 00:17:19 GMT 2003

I have successfully set up samba 3.0, PAM, Winbind and joined my samba
server to a windows 2000 domain.  I can log into my linux box as a domain
user and that all works fine.

I am having trouble trying to figure out how to set up access to a samba
share based on an Active Directory group.  Here is my smb.conf file:

winbind separator = `
idmap uid = 10000-20000
winbind gid = 10000-20000
winbind enum users = yes
winbind enum groups = yes
workgroup = testsys
security = domain
password server = testdc
template shell = /bin/bash
template homedir = /home/%U
winbind use default domain = yes

path = /svr/shared
valid users = +TESTSYS`Shared
writeable = yes
browseable = yes

Now in the shared section, I have tried the following for valid users:

valid users = @Shared
valid users = @TESTSYS+Shared    (with the seperator being a +)
valid users = +Shared (with seperator being a `)
valid users = +TESTSYS`Shared

All attempts to access the share failed.

The permissions on the directory are:

drwxr-xr-x    2 rwebb    Shared     4096 Oct 11 15:44 shared

When trying to access this share from the win2k server, it pops up the
"Connect As" box and does not let me proceed.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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