Winbind - functionality

Wed Jul 22 08:45:23 MDT 2009

Thanks, Ondrej.
I will try this ASAP and let you guys know!

>>> On Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 9:26 AM, in message
<4A672187.4070109 at>, Ondrej Valousek <webserv at> wrote:

>> OpenLDAP backend.  I may be wrong here but If we introduce winbind, the UID 
> and GID numbers will be changed based off of winbind
>> using the SID and multiplying, etc., to get a new UID/GID value that is not 
> even close to our existing production environment.  No groups
>> or users would be recognized on folders and files due to incorrect UID/GID 
> numbers.  I am talking about a lot of production file servers here.
> Wrong!
> Try:
>     winbind nss info = rfc2307
> That will force winbind to use rfc2307 attributes in AD instead -> will 
> deliver the same UID/GIDs as your nss_ldap but much more effectively.
> Ondrej

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