[Samba] "Unwilling to Perform" UNIX Attributes

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 11 09:56:24 MST 2013

On 11/11/13 16:05, Michael W. Lucas wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running Samba 4.0.8, on FreeBSD 9.2, from operating system
> packages, as a DC. I have a BDC, running the same. I'm using a Windows
> 7 workstation with "Active Directory Users and Computers" snap-in to
> manage usernames, passwords, etc. The workstation is part of the
> domain, and I'm logged on as Administrator in the domain.
> I can create groups and add members to them when I create them. When I
> go back to edit group memberships, however, and I select "UNIX
> Attributes," I get the message "Unwilling to Perform." (While I can
> view things, and even tell the GUI to add them, unsurprisingly, no
> actual change is made.)
> No message appears in any of the samba4 logs.
> How should I troubleshoot this kind of problem?
> Other possibly relevant details:
> There's an OpenLDAP proxy between the
> Some Unix machines will authenticate via pure LDAP, no Kerberos
> I use LdapAdmin to view the AD information, to help troubleshoot
> actually getting pure LDAP auth working. I do not change anything via
> LdapAdmin, changes happen via the snap-in or by adding clients to the
> domain at the client.
> Thanks,
> ==ml
I get the 'Unwilling to Perform' message on XP, but after that 
everything works OK, are you clicking the 'Apply' button?


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