[Samba] winbind and NIS+NFS

Harry Hahn h3 at ucla.edu
Wed Jul 2 18:35:14 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2 Jul 2003 13:19:24 -0500 (CDT)
"Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at samba.org> wrote:

> For 2.2, it you setup winbindd on one server and run
> 	getent passwd
> 	getent group
> then stop winbindd, copy winbindd_idmap.tdb to the second server,
> the mappings should be the same.  However, you will have to do this 
> everytime a new user or group is created on the DC.

Thanks. Am I correct to assume this file and only this file contains
information on the SID->uid/gid map?

What would be the consequences of rsyncing this file from Server1 to Server2
while winbindd is running on both?

Or, even wilder, can the directory containing this file be NFS exported to


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