local user map troubles finally solved

Jean Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at dalalu.fr
Tue May 11 14:31:44 GMT 1999

On Wed, 12 May 1999, Gerald Carter wrote:

> 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?

a textual one. Don't confuse UID/GID (unix side) with RID (NT side)

UID and GID (unix side) are mapped in different RID space (NT side)

> 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...)

RIDs are unique relatively their SID sub-domain ? SIDs are unique.

Name space is unique too. You can't have an Administrator user and an
Administrator group

Yes I know I am a picky person.


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