[Samba] Re: Winbind and AD groups containing groups

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Nov 6 14:36:12 GMT 2006

Charles J Gruener wrote:

> I tried searching through the archives, but was unable to find anything
> about this.
> Everything regarding windbind and AD membership is working perfectly with
> one exception.  Here's an example of what I'm experiencing:
> A group called "department_users" contains two groups "department_faculty"
> and "department_staff".  These two groups, "department_faculty" and
> "department_staff" contain users.
> 'getent group department_faculty' returns:
> department_faculty:x:9315:user1,user2,user3
> 'getent group department_staff' returns:
> department_staff:x:9316:user4,user5,user6
> 'getent group department_users' returns:
> department_users:x:9317:

Eek, we had been planning deploying AD-integration, but desperately need
the "groups of groups" feature to work as expected.  Please keep the group
(here) informed when/if you learn anything.

-- Rex

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