Long machine names...
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu May 21 19:06:48 GMT 1998
Tim Winders wrote:
> On Thu, 21 May 1998, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> Are there any restrictions on rid numbers? A typical unix system
> cannot have a uid larger than 65534 (or something like that). If the
Solaris 2.6 has 32-bit uids. Just fyi
> key is to keep rids unique, why not have samba generate the rid using
> a number that is greater than the largest possible uid? If you do
> that, you don't have to worry about duplicate uid/rid conficts etc. I
> am sure I am missing something here and you/jeremy will point it
Each part of the SID if a 16-bit number, correct?
where YYYYYYY ( the RID ) is a 16-bit number.
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
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