[Samba] Samba 3.0 as Active Directory Domain Controller withMIT Kerberos

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sun Oct 12 22:58:37 GMT 2003

On Sun, 12 Oct 2003, Rich Webb wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John H Terpstra" <jht at samba.org>
> To: "Jane Deer" <jane at gnosys.biz>
> Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2003 3:38 PM
> > What is inaccurate please? I am ready to fix it!
> >
> You are apparently one of the authors of the samba HOWTO collection.  I
> would just first like to say thank you for an awesome document.  It helped
> immensly for resolving my weekend of hair pulling.

Yes, correct. Glad to hear it helped.

> I was wondering if perhaps you could add something in the winbind section
> about how to configure a samba share using NT or 2k domain groups.  I found
> out the hard way that if I leave the configuration directive "winbind use
> default domain = yes" then I cannot in any way specify a domain group as the
> valid users for a share (unless there is a way that I don't know).  I tried
> just the group name, I tried the domain name+group name, then I removed the
> + as the seperator and tried domain name\group name.  Nothing worked.  Once
> I removed the use default domain directive, I was able to fully specify a
> group and it worked great!  This just means that logging into the linux box
> as a windows user is a little more painful.

I plan to update the winbind section significantly over the next month or
two. Thanks for the input.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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