Synchronizing uids on deferent machines running winbind

Dave Dykstra dwd at
Mon May 13 11:26:02 EST 2002

On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 04:49:57PM +0200, Shlomi Bachar wrote:
> Hello,
>  I've a small Linux network, NFS amd NIS server with three clients. Each
> machine is running winbind to connect to a windows 2000 domain. All is
> working fine, I just have a problem synchronizing the uids generated by the
> winbind to a windows user that logs on to the Linux network. For example,
> on one machine a user can get uid 10000 and on another machine the same
> user can have uid 10001.
>  Is there a way to sync these uids between the Linux machine? 
>  Can I use the NIS server to do the winbind connection and update the NIS
> database so that the Linux clients wouldn't have to run the winbind
> service?

You don't mention rsync anywhere; are you thinking the solution has
something to do with rsync?

- Dave Dykstra

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