[Samba] why the domain administrator has to has uid 0?

Bruce Richardson itsbruce at workshy.org
Mon Jan 10 05:28:20 MST 2011

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 07:05:54AM -0500, William E Jojo wrote:
> Look at:
> net rpc rights grant username SeMachineAccountPrivilege
> This will add users to the account_policy.tdb file with join rights in that domain. When you upgrade or move to another machine, be sure to bring this file along.

For those of us using an LDAP backend on our Samba domains, this is the
kind of setting which should be stored in LDAP as well.  Is there any
support for that at the moment?


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