[Samba] Re: winbind confusion

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 5 20:57:42 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 04:26, Tim Russell wrote:
> Well, it turns out that we ran out of available uids when we ran wbinfo -u. The 
> number of trusted domains and users was VERY large. I'm guessing the new user 
> just didn't get assigned a uid in the range because they weren't available. We 
> added more uids to the range and all of a sudden the user we created worked.
> It brings up another question though? If we delete 100 users do we get 100 uids 
> back or does this list just keep growing? Just fuzzy on how that works?

You never get them back.  The old user might still own files on the

Andrew Bartlett

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