[Samba] Question about BUILTIN\Administrators and BUILTIN\Users nested groups in 3.3.3

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Apr 20 14:58:36 GMT 2009

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Dorrian, William M wrote:

> Anyone have any input? I think I'm just missing 
> something simple here...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces+william.m.dorrian=usace.army.mil at lists.samba.org 
> Sorry about the dumb question:
> Are the "BUILTIN\Administrators" and "BUILTIN\Users" local (nested) groups
> supposed to be populated with DOMAINNAME\Domain Administrators and
> DOMAINNAME\Domain Users (respectively) by default? If I download the Redhat
> Samba package, they are populated. Not so with a compiled version.
> I've had a helluva time populating BUILTIN\Administrators and BUILTIN\Users,
> even using "net sam addmem". I'm guessing that it is something I'm doing
> wrong.
> My compile options are:
> --with-acl-support --with-configdir=/etc --with-winbind --with-ads --with-pam
> --with-ldap=/usr/local/openldap

I checked the master branch and the code looks like I remembered
it so I believe that they should be populated automatically iff

(a) you are a domain member or a DC, and
(b) you have winbindd running and have 'winbind nested groups = yes'

cheers, jerry
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