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

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Dec 30 07:21:46 GMT 1999

On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Nicolas Williams wrote:
> > 
> > Ay! I have been looking at Samba 2.0.5a served shares from an NT4 host
> > since Tuesday, but I never tried using an NT account from a different
> > domain.
> It wil work in the same way that an NT server can cope with access from
> an account from another domain because the Samba server looks at the
> incoming name, not a SID.


this is something that _really_ bothers me.  i consider it to be
unacceptable, especially as there are perfectly good schemes to fix this

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