[Samba] Viewing Open Files with Computer Management

Andrew Walker walker.aj325 at gmail.com
Wed May 26 18:56:46 UTC 2021

On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 2:45 PM Nick Couchman <nick.e.couchman at gmail.com>

> root@:/usr/ports/net/samba # net groupmap list
>> Guests (S-1-5-32-546) -> BUILTIN\guests
>> Administrators (S-1-5-32-544) -> BUILTIN\administrators
>> Users (S-1-5-32-545) -> BUILTIN\users
>> smb_admins (S-1-5-21-3928159180-3161166842-2405926743-1002) -> smb_admins
>> 4) add new sid as a foreign group for BUILTIN\\Administrators and verify
>> root@:/usr/ports/net/samba # net groupmap addmem S-1-5-32-544
>> S-1-5-21-3928159180-3161166842-2405926743-1002
>> root@:/usr/ports/net/samba # net groupmap listmem S-1-5-32-544
>> S-1-5-21-3928159180-3161166842-2405926743-1002
> Thank you, Andrew - this wasn't exactly the solution for me, but it put me
> on the right track. I am using AD - Samba is a member of the AD domain -
> and it was very simple - just needed to get the SID of the users/groups and
> then do the "net groupmap addmem" command to add them to the local
> Administrators group. Seems to be working great.
> Thank you!
> -Nick

Glad to hear it worked for you. Do note that you are making these SIDs
de-facto local admins on your server. With great power comes great
responsibility and such.

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