[Samba] allowing users to change system time

Jeff Honey jhoney at psmanagement.net
Wed Dec 1 22:11:54 GMT 2004

Unless there is a way to mimic AD's Group Policy under Samba, you will have to edit the LOCAL polcy on your users' workstation. There is, certainly, a way of scripting this behaviour.

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> From: samba-bounces+jhoney=psmanagement.net at lists.samba.org 
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>  On Behalf Of Ian Clancy
> Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 17:07
> To: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
> Subject: [Samba] allowing users to change system time
> Greetings Samba users,
> I'm the proud administrator of a samba 3 domain with openldap 
> backend. All is well but for one niggling little problem 
> which i hope somebody could help me with ?.
> My pdc is set up as a time server "time server = yes" and I 
> have created a logon script with the following entry :
> net time \\mypdc /set /yes
> Now, when i logon to a windows 2k domain client as 
> Administrator the above command sync's the time on the client 
> with the server, no problems. However when ordinary users 
> logon they get the following error :
> System error 1314 has occurred.
> A required privilege is not held by the client.
> I would like to give the users the privilege to change the 
> time on their systems. Does anyone know how i could go about 
> doing this ?. Using the usrmgr.exe program i can make a 
> number of changes to the samba domain, usfortunately their is 
> not an option to do this ?
> All help , ideas welcome.
> Thanks for your time.
> Ian Clancy
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