winbindd_idmap.tdb recovery

Jean Francois Micouleau Jean-Francois.Micouleau at
Fri Feb 8 14:08:10 GMT 2002

On Fri, 8 Feb 2002, MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) wrote:

> Continuing this discussion with myself  (I think better when I talk, even
> though it exposes my ignorance),
> At least on HP-UX, uid_t is a 32bit unsigned integer, capable of handling
> the entire rid space from win2k...
> Why map at ALL? just USE the rid comming back from the Win2k server, and
> only map if there is a conflict with a local uid?  Or are most other UN*X
> implementations more limited to their uid space?

you can't as soon as you add trust relationships to the equation.

tridge's idea was to reserve 6 or 7 bits for the domain and the 32-(6 or
7) bits left for the rid.


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