[Samba] group a machine account belongs to (samba pdc)

John H Terpstra jht at Samba.Org
Tue Nov 9 20:14:54 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 09 November 2004 13:04, Andreas wrote:
> Does it matter to what group a machine account belongs to? 

It does not matter what UNIX group a machine belongs to. You can map the 
Windows group to any UNIX group you like. Generally, I do not map the group 
machines belong to. I am not aware of any problem with that.

> Does that group have to be mapped to a domain group with net groupmap?

Not essential.

> I created a local group in my linux box (samba pdc 3.0.7) called
> "machines" and I'm using it as primary group for all the machine
> accounts. Do I have to map this group to some windows group?


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