[Samba] Groups not showing in Win2K Control Panel "Users and Passwords"

Rob Shinn rob.shinn at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 12:20:50 GMT 2008

On Tue, August 5, 2008 8:54 pm, Chris wrote:
> This used to work.
> "net groupmap list" shows that the mapping is there, and the SID looks
> correct.
> When I check the user after logging into the Windows 2000 workstation
> with WHOAMI.EXE /GROUP the DOMAIN\Admins group is listed, but when I
> log in as the workstation's local administrator to map the group to
> Administrators, I select the domain, and I get a list of users which
> appears to be complete, but there are no groups.  When I manually type
> in DOMAIN\Admins in the lower section, Windows says the group cannot
> be found.

Have you tried re-joining the Windows 2000 workstation to the domain (i.e,
take it out of the domain, and then join it to the domain again)?  That
seems to clear up weird problems with Windows 2000 for me.

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