[Samba] Samba v3.0.11 assigning privileges with custom pdb plugin

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 8 19:08:31 GMT 2005

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Paul Griffith wrote:
| Greetings,
| We have home grown user management backend system,
| and I have ported our v2.2.x passdb over to v3 type plugin.
| I am able to access files and print using our backend.
| I am running into trouble joining PCs to the domain.
| I am assuming the primary problem is that our
| backend system doesn't have a 'root' user.
| I was hoping that assigning SeMachineAccountPrivilege
| to our tech members would be enough to allow our tech
| members to join computers to our domain.
| So the question is it possible to gant rights
| without using the Samba root user? Any other suggestions?


Create a group mapping for the Domain Admins group.  E.g.

net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Admins" unixgroup="ntadmins"

now any member of the ntadmins unix group will be able
to assign privileges.

cheers, jerry
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