[Samba] Sync win2k local user list with samba user list
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Sun Feb 15 02:43:17 GMT 2004
On Sat, 14 Feb 2004, Paul Espinosa wrote:
> .----[ John H Terpstra wrote ]----
> > Sun, 15 Feb 2004 01:36:08 +0000 (GMT)
> > On Sat, 14 Feb 2004 et at chaossphere.net wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I want to be able to at logon sync the windows 2000 userlist with the
> > > samba user list, so that each user that is added to the samba server is
> > > automatically added to each workstation with appropriate permisions ie
> > > admin, power users, etc. Is it possible to do this and if so how.
> > > I am running latest samba as PDC with roaming profiles.
> > Why in goodness name would you want to add accounts to workstations that
> > already exist on the server? The whole purpose of having domain accounts
> > is so that you do not need user accounts on the individual workstations.
> > Baffled! ????
> I think what's he's saying is adding a local domain user to a box in order
> to upgrade permissions. In other words have "Bob" have a domain logon, but
> also be able to be a local admin for the Windows box.
Doh! John T. Read it again next time! :(
As Andrew Bartlett has said, that's easy. Simply add the "Domain Users"
group to your local Administrators group on each workstation.
Sorry - I should not shoot from the hip so fast.
> > > Any help is greatly appreciated
> > Avoid pain! Do NOT have local workstation accounts. Instead, use domain
> > accounts.
> > - John T.
> I would also like to know if this is possible as there is a lot of software
> out there that still requires elevated privs to run on Windows boxen.
> Paul Espinosa
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org
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