[Samba] privileges in 3.11?

Dmitry Melekhov dm at belkam.com
Thu Feb 3 13:13:19 GMT 2005

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

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> Dmitry Melekhov wrote:
> |
> | I try to assing privileges in 3.11 and get error.
> | If  I try to do this from root:
> |
> | net -S dm -U root rpc rights grant  'TEST\mail'
> |  SeMachineAccountPrivilege
> | Password:
> | Failed to grant privileges for TEST\dm (NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED)
> In the 3.0.11rpre2 and rc1, only a member of the 'Domain Admins'
> group could assign rights.  Volker pointed out that it was probably
> confusing not to allow root to manage privileges as well since we
> allow root to do everything else.  So that has been fixed for the
> final 3.0.11 release.

Certanly, root is member of Domain Admins group :-)

Anyway, do I understood right that root can do this with lates code 
(from SVN)?

> This is an error from the net command itself (not related
> to rpc rights).  Have you look at the level 10 debug log from
> this second failure?
I'll do this only tomorrow, sorry.

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