[Samba] auto_private_groups analogue?

Christopher Cox chriscox at endlessnow.com
Fri Feb 28 17:18:24 UTC 2020

What I'm offering is a solution.

Again, what I proposed is a functional workaround.  It's actually pretty natural 
and obvious when you get right down to it.

On 2/28/20 8:00 AM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 28/02/2020 13:24, chriscox--- via samba wrote:
>> Manually.  Direct edit of passwd and group.Sent from my Sprint Phone.------ 
>> Original message------From: Rowland penny via sambaDate: Fri, Feb 28, 2020 
>> 2:04 AMTo: samba at lists.samba.org;Cc: Subject:Re: [Samba] auto_private_groups 
>> analogue?On 28/02/2020 00:00, Christopher Cox via samba wrote:
>>> Maybe a workaround?  We use winbind and default domain.  Therefore
>>> there are two records from getent if there's a local user with the
>>> same name (and different uid).  However, I just did a test creating a
>>> local user with the uid from winbind and created the associated
>>> group.  So, for my cjcox test user when logged into a shell I get:
>>> $ id
>>> uid=16777219(cjcox) gid=16777219(cjcox)
>>> groups=16777219(cjcox),16777217(BUILTIN\users), etc...
>>> and I only get one entry back from gentent passwd.
>> It sounds like you have a borked setup and I would love to know how you
>> are creating a user or group with the same name as an existing one.
>> Whenever I try, it fails with something like
>>   'error, user exists'.
>> Rowland
> I wouldn't send emails from that phone if I were you, I had to read it three 
> times before I spotted your reply ;-)
> That is a stupid way to add users or groups, I cannot recommend using it.
> Rowland

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