Security Identifier (SID) to User Identifier (uid) ResolutionSyste

Claus Färber list-samba-technical at
Tue Dec 28 22:53:00 GMT 1999

Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at> schrieb/wrote:
> Remember, the mapping of uids/gids->sids is there so that users can
> look at and try to manipulate permissions on Unix files from their NT
> clients.

Why is this important anyway? A UI that deals with native Unix/POSIX  
permissions is easily written and would also work on Windows 9x.

Claus Andre Faerber <>
PGP: ID=1024/527CADCD FP=12 20 49 F3 E1 04 9E 9E  25 56 69 A5 C6 A0 C9 DC

More information about the samba-technical mailing list