[Samba] Question - Does Samba Recognize non-Primary Group Memberships?

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Mon Dec 12 22:43:33 GMT 2005

> On other interesting thing about this, IF I set one of my secondary
> groups as an admin user on the share, I have can create folders and
> files! So, in that portion of code, smbd is honouring my secondary
> group. But without the admin users option, it does not. Any thoughts?

Ah yes, there was some discussion along these lines a while back.  It
seems that Samba doesn't always honour secondary groups, depending on
where they're entered.

What happens if you list the secondary group in the "valid users"
option?  Presumably that does the same as "admin users" minus the extra


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