[Samba] Update -- Username to SID translation on Security Tab

James S. Martin james.martin at digex.com
Tue Aug 13 05:19:01 GMT 2002

The strange thing is that I am running winbind.  The samba server 
belongs to a Windows 2000 domain.


Buchan Milne wrote:
> This is due to samba not correclty looking up SIDs of the domain. I see 
> the same on a samba member server of a samba domain.
> At least in your situation you can fix it, by running winbind, whereas I 
> have no recourse, except possible to make all member servers use LDAP 
> and security=user .... who knows.
>> Message: 17
>> Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 11:47:38 -0400
>> From: "James S. Martin" <james.martin at digex.com>
>> To: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Subject: [Samba] Update -- Username to SID translation on Security Tab
>> Below is a message I sent out on Friday..  I've noticed something even 
>> stranger now-- if I attempt to remove the SID from the permissions 
>> window and hit "Apply" it dissappears for a moment and comes right 
>> back.   Also, If I remove it, then manually add myself to the 
>> permissions file, it shows up fine, but after I hit Apply, it goes 
>> back to the SID.   So I have two problems here, the Samba server 
>> doesn't seem to be translating the SID to domain username(but doesn't 
>> have a problem with the groups), and it also is not letting me change 
>> the permissions on a file which I own.  Any ideas?
>> James
>> _____________________________________________
>> I'm running Samba/Winbind 2.2.5.  I have the box joined into my NT 
>> Domain and everything is peachy.  I copied a file from my Windows box 
>> to the Samba and then clicked on properties and checked the 
>> permissions. First off, it took a while to retrieve the permissions, 
>> secondly the last name on the list was something like 
>> S1-2343-23423232-81238912389, which I believe is a SID.  Now I logged 
>> onto the box with a domain account that the Samba server belongs to.  
>> Why isn't the permission list for that file mapping to the username of 
>> the account I logged in as? Why is it using the SID?
>> Thanks,
>> James

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