[Samba] Re: Supplementary Group Issues

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Mar 3 19:23:19 GMT 2004

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Dmitry Monakhov wrote:
>>> 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.

See bug 395 in bugzilla.samba.org and see if that applies to you.

cheers, jerry
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