RID <-> UID map file...why?
halfline at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Jul 3 04:56:02 GMT 2002
Why does winbindd use a tdb file that maps rid's to dynamically
I ask because with the 2.4 linux kernel uid's are 32-bit values, so it
the rid could be used for the uid and gid directly. Is this because
conflict with system uid's (< 500) ?
I'm asking because I may be setting up a lab of linux machines, that
be able to authenticate against a Windows NT PDC and they will be using an
nfs mounted /home. This means that the uids of the users need to be
If i mount a common locks directory on all the machines, will all the
winbind daemons coexist together? Or will I end up with a corrupted map
Are there any good ways to do what I want to do, or is winbind really
for one machine?
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