[Samba] Secondary, tertiary group problems in Samba LDAP

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Jan 9 15:52:55 GMT 2004

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On 7 Jan 2004, Kent L. Nasveschuk wrote:

> Hello,
> I found an interesting thing that I don't know if it is a bug, by design
> or I need to be doing something that I'm not but here goes.
> My system
> RedHat 8.0 (1) PDC with LDAP 2.1.23 backend master,
> (3) BDC with LDAP slave backend. All are Samba 3.0.
> I had a probelem with secondary, tertiary etc groups that people belong
> to and Samba recognizing these groups if they were stored in LDAP. The
> primary group was no problem. When I created shares but used
> "@groupname"  for valid users or write list, Samba would fail to get
> that info from LDAP. They needed to be in /etc/group to work. As soon as
> I added users in secondary groups to /etc/group users were recognized
> and rights were assigned.

do you have nss_ldap setup correctly?

cheers, jerry
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