Rewritten IDmap backend

simo idra at
Mon Jun 4 13:44:12 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 15:31 +0200, Karolin Seeger wrote:
> Hi Jerry, hi list,
> as described in bug report #4624, winbindd segfaults with the old
> idmap_rid config:
> -----8<------------------snip--------------8<--------------
> idmap uid=10000-20000
> idmap gid=10000-20000
> idmap backend = rid:"W2K3AD=10000-12000"
> ----->8------------------snap-------------->8--------------
> What about marking the old parameters deprecated?
> Do you think this is a good idea?
> Attached proposed patches to 
> a) mark the old parameters deprecated and 
> b) update the documentation.

idmap uid/idmap gid are still valid parameters and are not tied to the
rid backend.
We still consider using them ok, and are used primarily for backward
compatibility with existing sm.conf files (modulo the, always marked as
experimental, multi-domain rid backend support).


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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