[Samba] User access level.

Anders Norrbring anders at norrbring.biz
Fri Jan 30 13:11:08 GMT 2004

> Subject: Re: [Samba] User access level.
> On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 05:32, Anders Norrbring wrote:
> > Well, now everything seems to be in place for the big leap to Linux for
> file
> > server and logon server.
> >
> > But there is one big catch that I can't find any info about.  The
> default
> > user level mappings in a Windows XP SP1 / Samba 2.2.5 PDC setting.
> >
> > Admin level is perfectly clear, but there is a group level "Domain
> Users",
> > what is the corresponding Windows XP user level?  Will the user be a
> "User"
> > or "Privileged User" ?  If it's the lower level, how can I enable the
> Priv.
> > User level to be the active?  The Samba PDC is running with roaming
> > profiles, uses LDAP and is version 2.2.5 (alt. 2.2.8a).
> >
> > Upgrading to Samba3 isn't an option, due to its tight integration with
> the
> > rest of my SuSE system. (SuSE Linux Standard Server 8).
> ----
> User access level is a function of the local machine - not the PDC. You
> can however take these things in a lump by using groups...let's say that
> all of your users are members of a group called 'all-users'. Then you
> could add the 'DOMAIN\all-users' into the Power Users group on each
> local machine.
> Craig

I was afraid of that... Alright, I'll set every user up individually after
their first logon, I was kind of hoping it would be controllable via user
group mappings in the Samba PDC.

Thanks anyway!
Anders Norrbring

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