Storing uidNumber and gidNumber in GC?

Gémes Géza geza at
Sun Jul 22 07:52:13 MDT 2012

2012-07-22 14:11 keltezéssel, Andrew Bartlett írta:
> 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
Wasn't it removed, because it wasn't maintained?
I don't want to suggest that the approach employed by idmap_adex is the 
best, just that maybe we should consider it.


Geza Gemes

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