[Samba] are there known problems with NTConfig.POL with samba 3.11 ?

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Mon Mar 7 11:04:47 GMT 2005

Hi, after testing with a clean new test win xp SP2 client, all works now,
seems that my laptop has some buggy software or is misconfigurated 
trough many tests.
But thx for answer
Regards Robert
Collen schrieb:

> Hmm, i had something the same here (even before 3.0.11)
> and i thought the permissions were fine also.
> but they weren't.. try to set the world/global to RX..
> or just make the user/group/world r-x.. then you know for sure it can 
> be accessed..
> also, there is an option of updating the policy in poledit..
> (automaticly or manual..)
> well that's all the input i have..
> L8r
> Collen
> Robert Schetterer wrote:
>> Hi Jerry ,hi Sambatsitas,
>> yesterday i installed a brand new ldap smb pdc with latest smb 
>> sources ( all suse 9.2 ),
>> and latest ldap scripts from idealx.( orginal source rpm )
>> All work fine ( as far i testet it ). (Usrmgr was just wow..!)
>> So at last i did a NTConfig.POL with poledit.exe for win xp serv 
>> Pack2 on the netlogon share.
>> I used adm modified adm files and a other poledit cause
>> system.adm ( winxp s.2 ) from orginal ms src with orginal ms poledit 
>> didnt  loaded on my xp laptop,or on another XP workstation ( would be 
>> another question why.. )
>> But the exec NTConfig.POL failed for unknown reasons, the default 
>> logon scipt ( also on netlogon )
>> work just nice.( so there is no file permissions Problem etc) I cant 
>> see a Problem at the samba log.., either in event service.
>> My Testclient German Win xp SP2 ( with uptodate patchlevel ) is 
>> joining domain  and login
>> but it doesnt execute (load) the pol file...
>> I have tried gpupdate force and other stuff, but didnt get closer to 
>> the problem.
>> I tried a  NTConfig.Pol file which works quite well in another domain 
>> with win 2000 / xp serv pack1
>> clients, but failed again.
>> So are there known Problems to samba 3.11 or/and win xp serv pack 2 with
>> NTConfig.POL?
>> As i know some magic about policies i will try the setup again with a 
>> brand new install Win XP Sp2 test client
>> and try again...but before i wanna ask if somebody had/has simular 
>> problems.
>> Best Regards Robert

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