local user map troubles finally solved

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue May 11 14:22:58 GMT 1999

Dave J. Andruczyk wrote:
> Someone correct me if I'm wrong,  but from what I've seen on 
> the list for a while says that NT can have a UID and GID 
> that match, right?  Is this on the numerical side of things 
> or the textual name?

NT user and group accounts exist in the same number space 
as opposed to UNIX uids and gids that exist in separate 
number spaces.  I don't remember with respect to names,
but under NT RIDs are always unique (trust accounts, user 
accounts, group accounts, etc...)

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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