[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch v3-5-test updated

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Mon Sep 17 04:06:25 MDT 2012

The branch, v3-5-test has been updated
       via  a4f48b3 docs: clarify the idmap_rid manpage (bug #7788)
      from  04e4325 s3:winbindd: make sure we only call static_init_idmap once


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commit a4f48b3da0081845336c55ff230179caeab5195c
Author: Michael Adam <obnox at samba.org>
Date:   Tue Dec 7 17:30:27 2010 +0100

    docs: clarify the idmap_rid manpage (bug #7788)
    The idmap_rid module should not be used as a default backend.
    Also mention that the old snytax "idmap backend = rid:domain=range ..."
    is not supported any more.
    Autobuild-User: Michael Adam <obnox at samba.org>
    Autobuild-Date: Tue Dec  7 19:07:57 CET 2010 on sn-devel-104


Summary of changes:
 docs-xml/manpages-3/idmap_rid.8.xml |   18 ++++++++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

Changeset truncated at 500 lines:

diff --git a/docs-xml/manpages-3/idmap_rid.8.xml b/docs-xml/manpages-3/idmap_rid.8.xml
index 55aed62..a453e91 100644
--- a/docs-xml/manpages-3/idmap_rid.8.xml
+++ b/docs-xml/manpages-3/idmap_rid.8.xml
@@ -21,6 +21,24 @@
 	<para>The idmap_rid backend provides a way to use an algorithmic
 	mapping scheme to map UIDs/GIDs and SIDs. No database is required
 	in this case as the mapping is deterministic.</para>
+	<para>
+	Note that the idmap_rid module has changed considerably since Samba
+	versions 3.0. and 3.2.
+	Currently, there should to be an explicit idmap configuration for each
+	domain that should use the idmap_rid backend, using disjoint ranges.
+	One usually needs to define a writeable default idmap range, using
+	a backent like <parameter>tdb</parameter> or <parameter>ldap</parameter>
+	that can create unix ids, in order to be able to map the BUILTIN sids
+	and other domains, and also in order to be able to create group mappings.
+	See the example below.
+	</para>
+	<para>
+	Note that the old syntax
+	<parameter>idmap backend = rid:"DOM1=range DOM2=range2 ..."</parameter>
+	is not supported any more since Samba version 3.0.25.
+	</para>

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