[Samba] auto_private_groups analogue?

Christopher Cox chriscox at endlessnow.com
Fri Feb 28 17:32:00 UTC 2020

On 2/28/20 11:29 AM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 28/02/2020 17:18, Christopher Cox via samba wrote:
>> 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.
> No it isn't. If you try to add a local user to a domain joined Unix computer and 
> that user exists in AD, you will not be allowed to. The same goes for groups. 
> You cannot add a user or group to AD if it exists in /etc/passwd or /etc/group.
> Your idea to manually edit /etc/passwd or /etc/group isn't a workaround, it is a 
> botch to get around the above. If you do create users or groups as you suggest, 
> then the user or group in /etc/* will be used instead of the ones in AD and what 
> if you actually meant the one in AD ??
> Rowland

Really don't know why you're doing this?  Is there something else going on in 
your life right now?

I stand by my workaround.

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