[Samba] Problem with SID

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Dec 11 17:20:58 GMT 2003

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robert.gehr at web2cad.de wrote:
| I have a Samba-3.0.0 server configured as PDC running agains openldap.
| So I have an entry of the form:
| sambaSID    S-1-5-21-xxxxx-yyyyy-zzzz-rid
| in my dircectory
| If I check the properties of a file under Windows on the PDC I get the
| information all right displaying the owner
| of the file as: user[Domain\user]
| Now I have a couple of other Samba-3.0.0 servers which are not configured
| as PDC/BDC or whatever but are verifying
| the user information against LDAP also. Access rights to shares etc. work
| fine on those servers, the only thing
| ist that when I look in windows at the owner of a file I get "
| S-1-5-21-xxxxx-yyyyy-zzzz-rid" and not
| user [server-name\user].

This is fixed in 3.0.1rc2 by running winbindd on the
domain member servers and setting 'winbind trusted domains
only = yes" in smb.conf.  I'm assuming that you UNIX accounts
are shared among all Samba servers somehow (e.g. NIS or LDAP).

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cheers, jerry
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