[Samba] Samba3 and admin users

David Adam zanchey at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Thu Mar 18 07:48:39 MDT 2010

On Thu, 18 Mar 2010, d_lemaitre at cpbourg.com wrote:

> Hi to all,
> We did an upgrade of samba.
> Now, we use samba3.
> Previously, the smb.conf was configured like that:
> [global]
> ...
> admin users = @somepeople
> ...
> This would not be possible with samba3.
> How to solve this problem ?

You want the 'net groupmap' command.

`net groupmap add unixgroup=somepeople ntgroup="Domain Admins"` or 
similar should do the trick, I think, though it's a while since I had to.

David Adam
zanchey at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au

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