[Samba] Re: NT4 RAS Dial-in with Samba 3 PDC

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Fri Oct 15 21:25:42 GMT 2004

I use usrmgr.exe on WinXP Pro without a problem. Did you check for any 
error message in smbd log and in Window's "Event Viewer"?


Aaron Rosenblum wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed UsrMgr.exe (downloaded from the MS support site) on an XP 
> client, joined the client to the domain hosted by the Samba 3 PDC, then 
> opened UsrMgr.exe.  The NT tools saw the domain and listed the users and 
> groups, but when I clicked on a user or group and hit "properties", the 
> UsrMgr.exe crashed.  Am I missing something obvious like "you cant run 
> this tool on a newer OS than NT 4"?  Or "you have to run it on a server 
> version of the OS", or should this work?
> thanks
> Aaron
> On Oct 11, 2004, at 5:36 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>> On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 00:56, Aaron Rosenblum wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am searching for information on how to set up an NT4 RAS server to
>>> authenticate users against a Samba 3 PDC.  Right now we have 2 domain
>>> controllers and the plan is to phase them out.  We want to set up samba
>>> as the PDC, but we need RAS to work for the time being.  Is there a way
>>> to do this?
>> Have you tried this?  Does it fail?  Particularly with the LDAP backend
>> (or tdbsam) and setting the properties in usrmgr, it should work...
>> Andrew Bartlett
>> -- 
>> Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at samba.org
>> Authentication Developer, Samba Team            http://samba.org
>> Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net

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