[Samba] builtin groups are not mapped by winbind

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri May 20 06:30:28 UTC 2022

On Thu, 2022-05-19 at 22:31 -0300, Anderson Sampaio Mello via samba
> Thanks for the reply Rowland.
> But actually I want to map these groups to groups builtins, that's
> why I
> reported such a problem.

It isn't a problem, for those are WINDOWS groups and are not used on
Unix, so why do you need to map them ?
> The suggested command generates the same output as shown but the
> mapping is
> not done for other BUILTIN user groups, only the groups
> "BUILTIN\Administrators", "BUILTIN\Guests", "BUILTIN\Users" are
> mapped
> automatically.
> I would like to know why mapping is not done for BUILTIN groups:
> "BUILTIN\Account Operators"
> "BUILTIN\Server Operators"
> "BUILTIN\Backup Operators"
> "BUILTIN\Print Operators"
> "BUILTIN\Replicator"
> As is done for "BUILTIN\Administrators", "BUILTIN\Guests",
> "BUILTIN\Users" ?
> If anything, it's that BUILTIN group mappings are created inside
> group_mapping.tdb and not in winbindd_idmap.tdb

Exactly, that is because they are Windows groups not normally used on


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