Storing uidNumber and gidNumber in GC?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sun Jul 22 06:11:18 MDT 2012

On Sat, 2012-07-21 at 18:23 +0200, Gémes Géza wrote:
> Hi,
> Thinking about Samba4s ability to store posix attributes, especially the 
> ones which needs to be unique, like uidNumber and gidNumber I've came 
> across the idmap_adex (Samba3) idmapping implementation which require to 
> add those attributes to GC. Wouldn't that approach (together with an 
> allocation schema, like do until unique xid=RID, xid++) warrant that 
> those attributes remain unique in the forest. The tricky part is joining 
> an existing domain/forest because this approach would need schema 
> modifications.
> Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this.

For what it's worth, we recently removed idmap_adex as obsolete.
idmap_ad remains however.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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