[Samba] trouble with file group owners with Samba 3.0.22.

Thomas Dorsch t.dorsch at ewt.de
Tue May 30 14:14:08 GMT 2006

Hi Ken,

check "Primary Group" setting for user administrator. I think this is 
your problem. In w2k3 and w2k there is setting called "Primary Group" 
under the Member of tab in Properties of Administrator.

Regards Tom

Ken schrieb:
> We're running Samba 3.0.22 on a Debian system with kernel
> The file system is jfs with POSIX ACL and Security labels support.   We
> have setup winbind so our Samba server grabs the user names and
> passwords from our NT PDC.   I have tried creating files with two users.
>   One is called scanner2 and belongs to the windows group scanning.
> The other user is Administrator and belongs to the group Domain Admins.
>   When I create the file with the user scanner2, the file's group owner
> is scanning, which we want.   However, when I create a file with the
> user Administrator, the file's group owner is Domain Users.  We would
> like it so anything created by Administrator has a group owner of Domain
> Admins.   Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks.
> --Ken

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