[PATCH] Update the idmap_rid manpage

Andreas Schneider asn at samba.org
Wed Apr 12 11:20:56 UTC 2017


the attached patch updates the idmap_rid manpage.

Please review and push if OK.



Andreas Schneider                   GPG-ID: CC014E3D
Samba Team                             asn at samba.org
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From: Andreas Schneider <asn at samba.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:17:16 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] docs: Update idmap_rid manpage

Signed-off-by: Andreas Schneider <asn at samba.org>
 docs-xml/manpages/idmap_rid.8.xml | 12 ++++--------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs-xml/manpages/idmap_rid.8.xml b/docs-xml/manpages/idmap_rid.8.xml
index b00d01e94ea..19d89ef97d8 100644
--- a/docs-xml/manpages/idmap_rid.8.xml
+++ b/docs-xml/manpages/idmap_rid.8.xml
@@ -23,22 +23,18 @@
 	in this case as the mapping is deterministic.</para>
-	Note that the idmap_rid module has changed considerably since Samba
-	versions 3.0. and 3.2.
 	Currently, there should to be an explicit idmap configuration for each
 	domain that should use the idmap_rid backend, using disjoint ranges.
+	</para>
+	<para>
+	NOTE: The idmap_rid backend can NOT bet used as the default backend.
 	One usually needs to define a writeable default idmap range, using
 	a backend like <parameter>tdb</parameter> or <parameter>ldap</parameter>
 	that can create unix ids, in order to be able to map the BUILTIN sids
 	and other domains, and also in order to be able to create group mappings.
 	See the example below.
-	<para>
-	Note that the old syntax
-	<parameter>idmap backend = rid:"DOM1=range DOM2=range2 ..."</parameter>
-	is not supported any more since Samba version 3.0.25.
-	</para>

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