[clug] Syncronising UID/GIDs when migrating to LDAP

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Mon Sep 17 10:24:49 GMT 2007

Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:
> Perhaps it's me that's missing something, and NIS allows different UIDs for 
> the same username across machines - which doesn't make sense to me since 
> you'd need synchronised lists for NFS shares and the like.

NFSv4 can map UIDs. I don't know if any version of NIS can do so.

But I still think you've answered the question being asked, which is
"How can I migrate from independant username/UID schemes to a
centralised, unified scheme?" Maybe I missed something too.
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