[Samba] Question about Authentication

Tom Dickson bombcar at bombcar.com
Tue Sep 9 11:47:13 GMT 2003

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I think thank the Power Users group is a LOCAL group, i.e., it only
exists on the machine that it is created on.

You probably want another group.

SerpentMage (Christian Gross) wrote:
| Ok, I apologize if this question has come up.  I searched the mailing
| lists and did not find a conclusive answer.  Unless of course I am
| missing some point.
| Here is what I am trying to do...
| I have a domain DEV-DOMAIN.  In this domain there is the PDC X (Samba)
| and Server Y (Windows or Samba).  A client that accesses the network
| uses client machine A (Windows), which is also part of the domain.  User
| Me logs onto the domain from client machine A and is recognized by the
| PDC as User Me with Power User rights.  On Server Y a share has been
| made free with Power User rights, but not explicitly defined the user.
| When User Me logs on they want to be able to get access to the Server Y.
| Exactly how would that be set up?  I understand how to setup individual
| users, create a domain and give user permissions on shares.  My question
| relates to how groups are handled across the domain.  I do not seem to
| see much documentation on this aspect (maybe I am missing something).
| Could somebody enlighten me on how groups are handled?  Thanks
| Christian Gross
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