[Samba] usermapping in 3.0b1

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Jun 23 13:57:27 GMT 2003

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On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Dan Newcombe wrote:

> I was reading the release notes for 3.0beta1, which says this:
> 1)  When operating as a member of a Windows domain, Samba 2.2 would
>       map any users authenticated by the remote DC to the 'guest account'
>       if a uid could not be obtained via the getpwnam() call.  Samba 3.0
>       rejects the connection as NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE.  There is no
>       current work around to re-establish the 2.2 behavior.
> Does this apply to only automatically mapping to the guest account, or
> does this also apply to mapping a user to a uid via getpwnam?
> I ask because I am trying to maintain the ability I had before - running
> Samba on a box where my unix username is the same as my windows username.
> In the past, it would just assume the two were correct and that was that.
> Now, the only way I can get it to work is to use idmap, but that maps my
> nt account to a uid different than my unix uid.

This has been reported and will be fixed to maintain comparibility with 
the 2.2 release.  Sory for the problems.

cheers, jerry
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