Retrieve NT Groups

This section describes how to configure OmniGroupServer to retrieve NT user and group information.


This section describes how to retrieve NT user and group information from an NT server. HPE recommends that you retrieve NT user and group information through LDAP instead. For more information, see Retrieve Groups from LDAP.

To retrieve NT groups

  1. Open the OmniGroupServer configuration file.
  2. In the [Repositories] section, create a repository to store the groups. For example:

  3. Create a section to contain the task details and set the following configuration parameters:

    GroupServerLibrary The path (including the file name) to the library file that allows the group server to access the repository. Use the ogs_nt library.

    The name of one or more domains from which you want to obtain group information. Separate multiple domain names with commas (there must be no space before or after a comma).

    NtServerName The IP address or name of the NT server in which the names database is stored.

    For example:


    For a complete list of configuration parameters that you can use to configure this task, refer to the OmniGroupServer Reference.

  4. Save and close the OmniGroupServer configuration file.