[Samba] Unix ADS group membership or vice versa

Ryan Bair ryandbair at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 01:07:50 GMT 2008

You can't make a local user a member of an AD group since AD needs to
know about them.

You can however add an AD user to a local group just like you would
for a local user.

This is true with normal LDAP accounts as well.

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 8:09 PM, TC Hough <tchough at tchough.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>  I have a Samba server set up as a member of an Active Directory domain.
>  Authentication works great and my Windows users are able to log on to the
>  Linux workstation without any problems.
>  What I'd like to do is set up some of my local Unix accounts as members of
>  ADS groups.  Is this possible with Samba?  If not, would it be possible to
>  make an ADS account a member of a local Unix group?
>  I'm running Samba 3.0.22 that comes with Ubuntu 6.06.
>  Thanks in advance!
>  TC Hough
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