[Samba] Is there any instrospection GPO Python API available on Samba 4?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jul 22 16:42:24 MDT 2012

On Wed, 2012-07-18 at 21:31 -0300, Gabriel SERPRO wrote:
> Hello Everybody,
> Is there any API available on Samba 4 that allows GPO's introspection?? (If
> a Python API doesn't exist I'll try to generate binds with Swig!?)
> Truly, I need something that allow me to query GPO by Guid(for example),
> list some attributes (Display Name, OU that is linked, security attr) and
> see or catch the value of the items defined (Computer Configuration, User
> Configuration, etc.), something like that.
> I tried with the MS Native API (Just work on windows and with RSAT
> installed), but it just dump a XML or HTML Files with the values, which
> becomes a overwhelming work for filtering and treatment.
> Thanks in advance,
> Gabriel Abdalla Cavalcante

We have some C code in libgpo and python code in 

We also have registry parsing code that might help you deal with the
resulting objects. 

However, much more remains to be done. 

Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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