NT Server Manager..

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Fri Sep 25 14:34:49 GMT 1998

On Fri, 25 Sep 1998, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > 
> > jeremy,
> > 
> > the pdb_is_rid_user() function appears to be getting in the way, somehow.
> > i allocated a user rid in private/smbpasswd of "1001" to the user
> > "administrator".  in rpc_server/samr.c, in the query_userinfo code, the
> > pdb_is_rid_user() gets "1001" and fails the call with
> > 
> You can't allocate a user rid in private/smbpasswd because the
> numbers in there are UNIX userids - *NOT* rids.

exactly.  that's what the bug i found was all about: some unix uids were
being returned instead of domain-relative rids, in rid fields.  then, when
the pdb_is_rid_user(rid) failed, because it was actually being passed a



i know - i view samba as the gateway that must "know" about rids and must
also "know" about unix uids.
> pdb_rid_is_user(0x1001) will fail with NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER
> as it takes a RID, which is a mapping of a UNIX userid.

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