[Samba] Samba 4--are multiple domain administrators possible?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 5 00:13:24 GMT 2009

On Sun, 2009-02-01 at 19:50 -0600, kb9vqf at pearsoncomputing.net wrote:
> I have a quick question for someone knowledgeable in Samba 4:
> I recently set up a Samba 4 test server, utilizing the built-in LDAP
> server, and joined an Windows XP client to it.  After logging in with the
> precreated "administrator" account I then attempted to add another user
> and grant that user domain administrator privileges by adding him to the
> "Domain Admins" group.
> When I logged in under the new user, I was completely locked out of any
> administrative tasks, even though that user was showing up under the
> "Domain Admins" group.  

Which administrative tasks didn't work?

> Does Samba 4 not yet understand multiple domain
> administrators, or did I do something wrong?

It should, but I suspect it just was not tested.

> Thank you for any assistance you can offer.  Samba 4 is quite impressive
> even in alpha!


While Samba4 is still alpha, it is best to put questions to the
samba-technical list, where I and other Samba4 users are more likely to
see them.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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