[Samba] usrmgr: group not found.

Koenraad Lelong samba.k.lelong at ace-electronics.be
Tue Oct 25 06:41:53 GMT 2005

Matthew Easton schreef:
> On Oct 24, 2005, at 8:03 AM, Koenraad Lelong wrote:
>> I tried more things. I found that adding users made them member of a
>> number of Linux-groups (defined by /etc/default/useradd).
> <<snip>>
>> If I remove the extra groups, leaving just the primary group of the  new
>> user (in Linux) then if I double click on the user and again just  click
>> on OK, this error message is gone.
> So is this a problem on the Linux side?  You are trying to add a user  
> to several groups and one or more of the groups does not exist.  When  
> you add a user in samba, it creates the Linux user using the defaults  
> in /etc/default/useradd... so you get the error message.
> grep through /etc/group and see if the groups in fact exist.  If they  
> do not, either change /etc/default/useradd, or create the necessary  
> groups with /usr/sbin/groupadd
No, all the groups in /etc/default/useradd do exist.
I'm going to install 3.0.20b, and start from scratch. I'll keep in touch.

Koenraad Lelong
ACE electronics.

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