[Samba] Unable to use 'valid users' from Active Directory

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Wed May 31 23:49:31 GMT 2006

> I am able to return users and groups using wbinfo -g and -u. Samaba
> will even allow users to connect that are in our domain. The problem
> exist while trying to narrow down permissions to a share.
> [public]
>    comment = Public Stuff
>    path = /home/
>    public = yes
>    read only = no
>    valid users = @"UFAD\_IFAS-FRE-USERS_autoGS"

Is this a group?  Have you tried with a specific user?  Did you try
removing the quotes?  This works for me:

  valid users = @DOMAIN\user

But I haven't tried it with an AD group.  If you can't get it to work
with an individual user then it's probably a problem with your


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