Long machine names...
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Thu May 21 17:54:55 GMT 1998
On Fri, 22 May 1998, Gerald W. Carter wrote:
> On Thu, 21 May 1998, Jean-Francois Micouleau wrote:
> > On Thu, 21 May 1998, Gerald Carter wrote:
> > > > > 2) map all $ accounts to "nobody"
> > > >
> > > > So you rely on uid from smbpasswd file to make machines' RID ? What's
> > > > the point to have machines (sorry trusts) accounts in /etc/passwd ?
> > >
> > > OK. I'll bite. How do you guarentee that the uid in smbpasswd file is
> > > unique? Not trying to restart that old thread, but the general point
> > > was that the only way to maintain unique uids in smbpasswd was to base
> > > them off of /etc/passwd
> > uids are not necessarily unique in /etc/passwd.
> I know, but if I remember right, the arguement was
> The assumption is that accounts in /etc/passwd
> will have a unique uid. If you decide to do
> otherwise, you are on your own.
with private/smbpasswd (without the planned private/samdb code),
with other databases (ldap and nis+) then no, i hope that this will
resolve lookups by RID even if the uid <-> RID mapping is non-monotonic.
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