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

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Dec 30 07:55:38 GMT 1999

On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Michael Stockman wrote:
> > 
> > As far as I can see the algorithmic solution is good for all users
> > samba accepts that belong to samba's SAM (implemted in smbpasswd,
> > LDAP, NIS or whatever). However it seems to me that this is not the
> > case when samba is supposed to accept users belonging to a remote SAM.
> What *exactly* do you mean by "accept". This is the crux of the 
> discussion. Currently Samba "accepts" logons by name. Samba only
> accepts SIDs in ACL set requests. It currently doesn't accepts a
> non-local SID  in an ACL set request, and I don't think it should.

i know you don't.  means samba will never be fully nt-domain

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