[Samba] User Primary group problem

Eric Hines eehines at comcast.net
Wed Dec 7 02:21:19 GMT 2005

According to my SUSE man pages, adduser -g makes the group named after the 
g switch the primary group of the user named at the end of the command.

Eric Hines

At 12/06/05 19:29, Michael Barnes wrote:
>This only makes the user a member of a group.  It does not change the 
>PRIMARY GROUP of the user.
>Ideally, I want to set the primary group of the user at the time of user 
>creation.  Lacking that, I'd like to be able to change the user's primary 
>NTgroup and Unixgroup at the same time.
>Craig White told me on 12/6/2005 18:30:
>>On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 14:08 -0600, Michael Barnes wrote:
>>>How do I establish both a user's primary NTgroup and Unixgroup when 
>>>creating a new user?
>>>Depending on the tool, I can set his NTgroup or his Unix group, but I 
>>>don't seem to be able to establish both with one tool.
>>man smb.conf
>>Example: add user to group script = /usr/sbin/adduser %u %g
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