[Samba] NT4 Migration -> Samba 3.0.2a + LDAP
abartlet at samba.org
Sat Feb 14 12:17:36 GMT 2004
On Sat, 2004-02-14 at 20:18, Pirkka Luukkonen wrote:
> How can I maintain users old NT RIDs while migrating to Samba PDC when they
> start from 1000. The RID to UID conversion algorithm is RID = 2 * UID + 1000
> so the user with RID of 1000 would be root (0 * 2 + 1000 = 1000) on Unix.
> Maintaining the old RIDs is essential for migrating on-the-fly, because
> re-adding hundreds of computers to domain and losing local user profiles is
> not an option.
Samba will first try to match names to SIDs via getpwnam().
If you are concerned by the algorithmic assignment of SIDs conflicting
with the NT4 sids, then you might want to use 'algorithmic rid base =
<large number>' to 'push' the algorithmic RIDs higher.
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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