Security Identifier (SID) to User Identifier (uid) ResolutionSystem
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba.org
Fri Dec 31 09:45:41 GMT 1999
> Seriously, while the remote NT server will supply a list of SIDs for the
> user, for populating a SURS table they need to be translated to names, and
> then back to UIDs or GIDs. While I can see some wanting to map directly
> from a SID to a UID/GID, in practice, the text name is the only thing that
> you can control or predict it's value. Hence the population and
> de-population tools will be dependent on it.
yep. i know. ok, _practical_ auto-popl / de-popl tools will need to know
names. _usage_ of the SURS table most definitely does not.
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