[Samba] understanding users mapping

fdelval at rojatex.com fdelval at rojatex.com
Fri Feb 11 15:34:46 MST 2011

Just to be sure.

Only groups "Domain admins" and "Domain users" are mapped linux-windows
automatically if unix groups do exist.

The other groups must be linked manually in windows users and groups

For example:

Windows remote desktop users group

Is it ok?

> 2011/2/4  <fdelval at rojatex.com>:
>> I went to the XP i had joined to the domain, and i went to "user and
>> groups management" (right click, properties over my pc -> management)
>> There, i see that Domain admins is automatically mapped.
>> And windows "users" group is mapped to   MYDOMAIN\none  automatically
>> aswell, although i doub if thats correct.
>> But the other arent.
> When a Windows workstation including Windows XP has joined to a domain,
> "Domain Admins" and "Domain Users" always joined to its Administrators
> and Users respectively.
> This behavior is a part of Windows workstation implementation. Samba has
> nothing to do with it.
> Why MYDOMAIN\none joined to Users is that you have not created "Domain
> Users".
> --
> TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at samba.gr.jp>

Fran Del Val
Dpto de informática.
Rojatex S.L.

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