[Samba] Adding user to group doesn't propagate?

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Thu Sep 24 11:30:43 UTC 2020

This test also needs the info on.. which backend? .. 

And, did you login/logout again after adding the user.

Just like in windows, after you authenticated and being added to a group, you need to logout/login again to get it activated. 



> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens 
> Rowland penny via samba
> Verzonden: donderdag 24 september 2020 12:51
> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Adding user to group doesn't propagate?
> On 24/09/2020 09:19, Harald Hannelius via samba wrote:
> > I tried to file a bug report on this, but Björn Jacke 
> didn't see a bug 
> > here and suggested I should contact commercial support for 
> Samba instead.
> This morning I investigated this and yes, if you if you add a 
> user to a 
> group and run 'id username' on a Unix domain member, the new group is 
> not shown. Interestingly it does appear to work on a DC.
> I did find that running 'wbinfo -a username' does appear to 
> make the new 
> group show up in the output from 'id username'
> Rowland
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