[Samba] Domain admins group missing from domain member

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Dec 13 10:01:04 UTC 2020

On 13/12/2020 02:09, Carlos Jesus via samba wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm having a strange issue with one of my samba domains that I hope you can
> help with.
> Simply put, getent group|grep "domain admins" returns (as expected) domain
> admins:x:3000061:on both my DC's , but comes out empty on both linux domain
> members.

Not sure why that worked, it shouldn't because you don't have 'winbind 
enum groups = yes' in your DC's smb.conf

Also you are using the 'ad' backend on the Unix domain member and 
'3000061' isn't a gidNumber, it is an xidNumber and only used on DC's. 
This actually is a good thing, because if you do give Domain Admins a 
gidNumber, it just becomes a group and cannot own files and folders in 


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