[Samba] idmap problems with Samba 3.0 beta3

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jul 17 22:30:44 GMT 2003

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 08:19:00PM +0200, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> Hi!
> With Samba 3.0 beta 2, I could use "idmap" Windows-to-Unix mappings. I
> could run "pdbedit -a <user>" to add a Windows account and Samba would
> automatically acquire a UID using OpenLDAP as the backend. However, with
> the same configuration file, Samba 3.0 beta 3 simply doesn't query the
> OpenLDAP directory about "sambaUnixIdPool" object class, and limits to
> look for a directory entry with a "uid" matching the username specified
> as parameter in the "pdbedit" command.
> What am I doing wrong? What has changed since beta 2? The announcement
> talks about changes in mapping between SID and UID, but, as in the past,
> the documentation is scarce and somewhat confusing. I haven't been able
> to track any changes to this.

Correct. This behaviour changed.  Some think it's for the better...

Andrew Bartlett

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