[Samba] Few questions on configuring Samba as a PDC

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 18:11:10 GMT 2008

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 1:59 PM, Jesse Stone <jstone1999 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please don't flame me.  I did attempt to search before posting this question
> (through Gmail), if there's a better way, please let me know!
> I followed this article for implementing a Samba PDC:
> http://www.howtoforge.com/samba_setup_ubuntu_5.10_p4
> Question 1)  The only accout that appears to be able to add an account onto
> the domain is the root account.  There must be a way to change that to a
> standard account.  I'm using Ubuntu and do not use the root account for
> anything.
> I've tried changing "root = Administrator" in /etc/samba/smbusers to
> "otheruser = Administrator" but that doesn't seem to do it.

Did you do this:
net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Admins" unixgroup=root
net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Users" unixgroup=users
net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Guests" unixgroup=nogroup

And assign users to the Domain Admins group?


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