[Samba] UID/SID mapping across PDC member servers?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jun 27 02:30:32 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-27 at 01:26, Sven Riedel wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a Samba 3.0 beta server set up as an NT Domain PDC (lets call it
> box S), a Windows 2000 client (box W) and a Linux member server in the
> domain (box L). All are configured as per the most recent 3.0/HEAD howto. S and L have the same users with same UIDs and login names in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.
> When browsing the domain from W, I can access all the shares on S and L.
> On S I can access the shares as the user I log into to the domain with.
> On L I can only acces the shares as "nobody" (/var/log/samba/log.smbd
> states that the UID/GID was mapped to 10001/10001). How do I make L
> realize that the user logged in is the same user as the one with the
> same UID on S? I tried experimenting with the "usermap" file (trying 
> user = user DOMAIN/user), but that didn't succeed. Any ideas? 

I think this is one of the things that has been fixed in CVS, and should
be working properly in the next beta (due in the next couple of days).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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