[Samba] NTConfig.pol

Adam Tauno Williams adamtaunowilliams at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 11:05:41 GMT 2007

> I have had the same problem some time ago -- using Samba as an WindowsNT 
> 4 Domain Controller with Windows 2000 / XP clients. Joining the domain 
> and logons etc are no problem, but the policy normally works using AD 
> only :-(. In your case a software called Nitrobit (www.nitrobit.com) may 
> help.

Most likely he disabled the updating of policies via his policy.  :)
People do it all the time.   He just needs to read up on the NT4 policy
documentation;  this isn't a Samba issue.

NT4 domain policies (NTConfig.POL) work just fine with a Samba PDC +

> > I'm not using any Windows default groups ("Power Users", "Users", etc).
> >   The strange scenario is that my clients are only reading the
> > NTConfig.pol during
> > their first logon in a machine, after that it seems that it assumes some
> > defaults configurations and don't read my NTConfig.pol file anymore.

Adam Tauno Williams, Network & Systems Administrator
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