Bug 11046 - Netgroups are not supported in smb.conf
Netgroups are not supported in smb.conf
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-04-25 17:27 EDT by Eve Kovacs
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-26 11:15:54 EDT
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Description Eve Kovacs 2000-04-25 17:27:42 EDT
Our smb.conf file for Redhat 5.2 used netgroups in several places to allow
access to various shares. When we installed Redhat 6.1, these shares were
no longer accessible to NT users. When the netgroups were replaced with an
explicit list of host and users, the problem went away.

The man pages for smb.conf still state that netgroups will work.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-04-26 11:15:59 EDT
This should be fixed in the latest samba builds;
it's a build time issue.

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