[Samba] Unix users/groups and the Windows ACL editor

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Sun Feb 26 08:18:40 MST 2012

TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
> > There is a samba compiled --without-winbind --with-acl-support; the
> > Windows GUI ACL editor Security tab shows multiple users and groups
> > as "Unix User\joe" and "Unix Group\foo". I can remove those users
> > and groups from the GUI if I wish to.
> > 
> > Is there a way to _add_ Unix groups and users via the ACL editor?
> If your file system has ACL feature, you can manupulate these groups
> to map them to Samba groups with "net groupmap add".

Do you mean to say I must map all those Unix groups to Windows groups
beforehand, before I can manupulate them in the ACL editor?

> Also you can add users who map to Samba user.

Could you please elaborate on that? My Windows users do map to Unix
users, but when I add a Windows user in the ACL editor and press
"Apply", the user just disappears from the list.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru

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