sid to uid/gid mapping, winbind
idra at samba.org
Fri Jan 8 15:07:00 MST 2010
On Fri, 2010-01-08 at 15:47 -0600, Shirish Pargaonkar wrote:
> I am interested in finding out user name / group name for a given SID.
> Can winbind provide that information assuming the cifs server which exports
> a share is either not in the same doamin as specified in the smb.conf on the
> linux SMB/CIFS client machine or is a stand alone machine, if presented with
> an SID and tcp host?
Not sure I get the scenario, can you rephrase in a shorter, clearer
> Once a user name or group name for an SID is obtained, I would like
> winbind to map it to a uid or gid respectively as per smb.conf and store the
> mapping in the backend specified in smb.conf.
Why do you care for the user/group name to do a sid -> [u/g]id mapping ?
> Can the host be any kind of CIFS/SMB server (Samba, Windows etc.)?
Which host ?
> Otherwise, I may have to do DCERPC calls over named pipes like lsa and samr
> to resolve sids to user/group names.
You should probably give a bit more details about what and why needs to
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