What's happend when the UID/SID mapping changes for a computer account ?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jun 27 09:08:42 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-27 at 18:30, Raphaël Berghmans wrote:
> Hi,
> Could you please tell me, what's happend when the UID/SID mapping
> changes for a computer account ?
> In my previous mail, I explain that suddenly every computers of my
> domain was unable to connect to our samba logon server. 
> Before this problem, a 'net rpc vampire' was done to resynchronize the
> samba ldap-sam with the NT4 PDC, and samba has been restarted, I suspect
> that after this operation the UID/SID idmap mapping has been changed !

Which version of Samba?  The previous beta did not change the SID->UID
mapping, the current version does.  More likely to cause problems with
machine logins is a change to the SID.  

The 'net' command should allow you to suck in the SID from the NT PDC,
if for some reason it has been lost.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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