Claimed Samba bug (unconfirmed), from /.

David Collier-Brown davec-b at
Mon Jan 17 20:27:02 GMT 2005

ashitaka writes:
|You know how Winbind works with Samba right?
| You set a UID and GID range in smb.conf like so:
|     winbind uid = 10000-20000
|     winbind gid = 10000-20000
| So your user billg gets assigned UID 10004 for
| Now this is all running fine until you run up2date 
| samba or do a manual upgrade and you get the new
| version that suppports machine accounts. All of a
| sudden 10004 is now the UID for MYDELLPC$ and Bill 
| has lost access to his files.

[This sounds rather like the update process is the
 problem, you understand --dave]

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