[Samba] list of gpo that don't work

Ryan Ashley ryana at reachtechfp.com
Fri Oct 3 10:06:59 MDT 2014

I have not found any GPO items that do not apply to workstations or 
Windows Servers. The ONLY thing I know of that will not apply from GPO 
are the password settings. Since Samba handles this, and since Samba 
cannot read a GPO, they must be set using samba-tool. Everything else 
appears to work for me.

On 10/03/2014 09:26 AM, Sébastien Le Ray wrote:
> You cannot set the password policy since it is a GPO meant to be 
> applied to the domain controller. Since your domain controller is 
> Samba (and not Windows), it won't fetch & apply any GPO.
> So I'd say that any GPO targetting DC is meaningless in a Samba 
> environment.
> Regards
> Le 03/10/2014 11:24, Neil a écrit :
>> Perhaps I've misunderstood but from what I've read and tried,  I 
>> can't set
>> userpassword expiry etc via the gpo manager, only using samba tool.
>> I'm new to gpo as well as samba4 so perhaps I've misunderstood.
>> Thanks!
>> Regards
>> Neil Wilson.

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