[Samba] PDC + LDAP group mappings

Adam Tauno Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Thu Dec 30 17:41:30 GMT 2004

> Alright now that samba can talk to LDAP I have a blank slate.  I know I
> need to setup group mappings, but I'm a little confused about this.
> Since it's an ldap backend do the groups need to have unix counterparts?

Yes, it is group mapping; you must have group to map to.

> Should I use the net groupmap command to add the mappings or should I
> use an LDIF file?

You must use net groupmap unless you want to calculate the SIDs/RIDs

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