[Samba] Winbind nested groups not working

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Jan 18 14:54:11 GMT 2007

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Joshua Penix wrote:
> Is the "winbind nested groups" functionality not currently working in
> Samba 3.0.23d?  The readme files seem to indicate it should be (since
> 3.0.3), but then this message by Jerry to the list...
> http://groups.google.com/group/linux.samba/msg/5ecc575f70af3c8c
> ...seems to indicate that there's some patch waiting for 3.0.24. 
> Unfortunately he's not specific as to what it solves.
> The goal is to create a local group on DOM1 that contains a global group
> of users from DOM1 as well as a global group from trusted domain DOM2. 
> I'd like to assign rights to the local group, and therefore allow anyone
> in either of the global groups access.

The nest group functionality is for a local BUILTIN\Administrators
or MACHINE\localgrp type of group.  The patch in question I was
referring to was to expand local group membership in getgrnam().
These are different things.  Not sure which one you are looking for
if either.

cheers, jerry
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