[Samba] Re: Samba 3.0.23c-1.fc5 problem - groups

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Oct 5 14:31:45 GMT 2006

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel wrote:

>> I use FC5.
>> I discovered, for an exemple, if you have a user group with 3 members
>> (Alan, Baker, Clive), before 3.0.23c this line at smb.conf worked fine:
>> valid users = @user
>> But with 3.0.23c update it doesn't work anymore.
>> You have to replace the line like this:
>> valid users = Alan, Baker, Clive
>> I mean, replace the "@groupname" with the complete userlist of the group
>> separated by commas.
>> I´d appreciate any help or comments.
> Did you saw that the groupmap feature changed in 3.0.23c?
> http://us1.samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.0.23c.html

groupmap sounds interesting, but does that imply that the old-style group
usage is now invalid/deprecated?  It seems so (intentionally or not)
because I can't seem to get valid users = @group to work with samba-3.0.23c
either (on my rhel4 boxen).

-- Rex

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