[Samba] samba4, GPO and SYSVOL permissions errors

timothy mcdaniel timnboys at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 15:18:23 MST 2011

You have to first find the folder that your gpo is in by going into Active
Directory Users and Computers and then clicking properties on your domain,
then click group policy, and then select your gpo you want to use or work,
and then click properties then read what the name(Unique Name) of the gpo
says: it will be something like: "{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}"
without the the quotes, but it may be different depending on what your gpo
is named, and then go into filezilla and login into your ftp server for your
samba4server and go into your sysvol folder for samba4, which on ubuntu
systems it will be under "/usr/local/samba/var/locks/sysvol" without the
quotes and then right click on your polices folder and click file
permissions and then enter into the "Numeric value" textbox: 777 and then
click recurse into subdirectories and click "Apply to all files and
directories" and then click ok, and if you don't get an access denied
message then you are done. and this should help you be able to open any

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