[Samba] Question about Authentication

SerpentMage (Christian Gross) mailing at devspace.com
Tue Sep 9 14:50:34 GMT 2003

Tom Dickson wrote:

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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.

Ok, lets call this group "Super Duper Users", and I apologize the name 
mix up...

So how would one do that?  Using the outline described below.


> 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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