RFC: Username mapping for HEAD

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Fri Sep 14 00:09:05 GMT 2001

Tim Potter wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett writes:
> > I'm thinking about having 3 usernames inside samba:
> > username_wire - the username exactly as specified on the wire
> > username_mapped - this username after it has been mapped on a global
> > basis (username map = )
> > username_unix - the username that is actually used on the unix system
> What is the difference between username_unix and username_mapped?
> Tim.

username_unix is the uid used when doing disk-work, but might be mapped
itself from many different usernames in the password database.  Make


Andrew Bartlett

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