[Samba] Missing features in RSAT Group Policy Manager (Debian as Samba PDC)

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Mar 10 15:56:17 UTC 2023

On 10/03/2023 15:46, David Mulder via samba wrote:
> On 3/10/23 8:35 AM, Dennis Binkhorst via samba wrote:
>> I have been testing a Debian 11 (i386) server with samba
>> 2:4.13.13+dfsg-1~deb11u5 running as an Active Directory Controller. 
>> This is
>> a stand-alone DC, meant for user authentication for a small business
>> network. I use RSAT Features on Windows 11 Pro to manage Users, Groups,
>> Machines etc., which works fine.
>> I would like create a new GPO using the RSAT Group Policy Manager to 
>> change
>> Security Settings for all machines that are in a specific OU. However, 
>> when
>> I try to edit the new GPO I am unable to find *Account Policies* and 
>> *Local
>> Policies *under *"Computer Configuration / Policies / Windows Settings /
>> Security Settings*". This is also the case when using RSAT from a Windows
>> 10 Pro machine.
>> These Policies do exist on the Windows 11 Pro machine itself when I open
>> *gpedit.msc*.
>> Not sure if this is relevant, but I did download and install the the 22H2
>> ADMX Templates for Windows 11 to the Samba AD. They exists in the SYSVOL
>> directory.
>> An example of a policy I'd like to set in the GPO is *"Interactive logon:
>> Message text for users attempting to log on"*.
>> P.S.: A suggestion made elsewhere was to upgrade samba to the
>> bullseye-backports version, so i did that.
>> Upgrading to *2:4.17.5+dfsg-1~bpo11+1 *did not change anything for my 
>> issue.
> Which RSAT are you referring to? There's the yast-based one I created, 
> and there is one Alt Linux is working on, IIRC.

There is the one that small company produces, what's its name, oh I know 
Microsoft LOL


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