[Samba] Samba builtin groups and LDAP

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Tue Oct 14 13:34:14 GMT 2008

did you run:

net groupmap add rid=512 ntgroup="Domain Admins" unixgroup=ntadmins type=d
net groupmap add rid=513 ntgroup="Domain Users" unixgroup=users type=d
net groupmap add rid=514 ntgroup="Domain Guests" unixgroup=nobody type=d

Loren M. Lang wrote:
> I just set up a fresh Samba PDC using OpenLDAP as the passdb.  When I
> start smbd, I notice some log messages about failing to create some
> builtin groups: Administrators and Users.  Is Samba trying to run a
> group add script which I have not setup or to create posixGroups in LDAP
> which it does not have permission to do?  I turned up debugging output
> and saw that it complained about not getting gids from winbind.  I have
> not set up and idmaps as it's only one domain and users exists in both
> Windows and Linux.

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