[Samba] windows doesn't detect the correct group memberships

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sat Oct 22 02:55:01 MDT 2011

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 11:45:41PM +0200, Florian Scholz wrote:
> Hi. I have a little problem..
> Currently I'm using a LDAP+Samba configuration by using the smbldap-tools.
> On a client computer I permitted all members of the groupmapping
> (unix: remote windows: ) to use remote desktop by adding this group.
> But Windows 7 and Vista are telling me that this user doesn't have the
> required privileges for using remote access.. So I tried debugging:
> net user /DOMAIN username shows the correct groups but parsing the
> grouplist of the windows user only shows local groups and the Domain
> Users group (the admin told me that this list should contain the
> current user's groups, too)-
> Do you have any idea? I appended the current configuration for samba 3.6.0-8.

>From the 3.6.1 WHATSNEW, marked as fixed:

    * BUG 8455: Samba PDC is looking up only primary user group.


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