How are we generating SID's when a request from NT comes.

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Wed Apr 4 14:15:39 GMT 2001

On Wed, 04 Apr 2001 08:10:29 Karthikeyan wrote:
> actually how are we generating these SID ?
> where these SID are stored. ( I am using samba 2.0.7)
> please clarify this issue for me.

In 2.0.7 it is an algorithmic mapping function.  See
the pdb_user_rid_to_uid() & pdb_uid_to_user_rid() in 

Cheers, jerry
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