[Samba] Re: Supplementary Group Issues

Dmitry Monakhov monakhv at ot.ru
Tue Feb 24 13:59:58 GMT 2004

>> I have the same problem using samba 3.0.2a SUN Solaris-9 SUN One 
>> Directory Server 5.2
>> Supplementary groups are recognized quite correct under unix shell
>> environment, but samba can recognize them only from /etc/group file
>> ignoring content of /etc/nsswithch.conf
>> Is it bug or samba-3.* feature?
> What are the clients you use ? If Win9X, there was a bug in Samba3 
> before 3.0.1rc? where groups where compared in uppercase to the posix 
> ones (mostly lowercase). It has been corrected in latests Samba 3.0.2 
> and 3.0.2a.

I'm using Samba 3.0.2a & win2K clients.
All secondary groups are in LDAP and groupmapped i.e.
Each secondary group has
objectClass: sambaGroupMapping
sambaSID: S-1-5-21-...

The point is the secondary groups are not even requested
during login process according to the LDAP server log-file.

> Also, remember that all the secondary groups you need to see in Samba 
> have to be defined in LDAP, and groupmapped.
> Regards,
> Jérôme

Dmitry Monakhov System Administrator
Open Technologies, tel: +7(095)787-7027
e-mail: monakhv at ot.ru, http://www.ot.ru/

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