[Samba] samba-tool group removemembers, not working

Mark Foley mfoley at ohprs.org
Thu May 30 13:20:57 UTC 2019

On Thu, 30 May 2019 13:20:32 +0100 Rowland penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:
> On 30/05/2019 12:57, Mark Foley via samba wrote:
> > Actually, I do/did leave the domain in the normal Windows way.  But the (former) domain member
> > computer still always show both in ADUC and samba-tool group listmembers "Domain Computers".
> > So, I normally do a 2nd step by deleting the computer with ADUC.  After doing so the computer
> > no longer shows with samba-tool group listmembers "Domain Computers".
> This shows the problem with emails to a mailing list, this is the first 
> time you have described just what you do and why you do it ;-)
> >
> > I was simply looking for a way to do this 2nd step with samba-tool if ADUC happens to not be
> > available.
> >
> > I don't see "remove" as a subcommand option for my 'samba-tool computer'. Perhaps that is not
> > available in the version I am running, 4.8.2?
> >
> Sorry, should have mentioned it, the 'computer' commands were added at 
> 4.9.0.
> Rowland

OK, so bottom-line, there is no (simple) mechanism to remove a domain member computer from the
domain prior to 4.9.0, right? Use ADUC.


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