[Samba] Samba 3.0 and username map.

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Jul 2 06:06:16 GMT 2003

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On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Stef Bon wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm using samba 2.2.8 for aprox 40 computers and about 200 users.
> (no one has a computer for his own, so I'm using domainlogons and 
> roamingprofiles) 
> To map my (windows) users with unix accounts, I use a large (!) 
> username map file. Apart from being large, I'm not happy with the way 
> usernames can be added or modified.
> My question is:
> do I have to use the option username map still with samba 3.0 with LDAP???
> I hope not. I've seen a thing as displayName in the sambaAccount. Is this a 
> replacement for the username map??? 
> (with ldap userdata can very easily modified. Thats why I am very happy with 
> the ldapsam option)

Nope.  Username map still rules.

cheers, jerry
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