[Samba] Adding user to group doesn't propagate?
harald+samba at arcada.fi
Mon Aug 31 13:04:45 UTC 2020
On Wed, 17 Jun 2020, Harald Hannelius wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Jun 2020, Harald Hannelius via samba wrote:
>> On Wed, 17 Jun 2020, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>>> On 17/06/2020 11:54, Harald Hannelius wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 17 Jun 2020, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>>>>> On 17/06/2020 11:39, Harald Hannelius via samba wrote:
>>>> Sorry, You lost me here. Has this been discussed recently? I'm in the
>>>> middle of so many projects I haven't had time to sit and follow this list
>>>> as much as I'd like to.
>>> No, it hasn't been discussed before, it happened to myself a couple of
>>> weeks ago, I added the user to a group and 'id' didn't show the group,
>>> everything else showed the user was a group member. I just put it down to
>>> one of those things, but the following day, 'id' showed the group, so I
>>> think it must be a cache problem.
>> I see.
>> I just checked, and all other users who show up correctly in the new group
>> are indeed not logged on to the domain.
>> Could it be that an active session locks the group memberships until the
>> user logs out and in again? This might even be exactly like Windows works
>> if I read correctly.
>>>> I read somewhere that there's some caching going on, but there was no
>>>> real solution on how to purge this cache other than have the client log
>>>> out of their computer and on again. I have asked my colleague to do this,
>>>> so it might be that waiting until tomorrow won't work.
>>> I tried all that, it just worked the following day. The only thing I
>>> didn't do, raise the log level.
>> Ok, I'll wait if the logout/login doesn't work.
> The user restarted their computer and presto: 'groups username' showed the
> new membership on the member-server.
Googling a problem, and finding one's own e-mail thread as the first hit. I
had already forgot about this.
Added a group on the DC, added two members to that group and at least on of
those are logged on to the domain. The group doesn't show up on a
I will probably have to wait until tomorrow before I'm able to use that
Are there plans to fix this so one can add groups and edit group
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