[Samba] Adding user to group doesn't propagate?
harald+samba at arcada.fi
Wed Jun 17 11:14:36 UTC 2020
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.
Nice to know this :)
Harald Hannelius | harald.hannelius/a\arcada.fi | +358 50 594 1020
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