[Samba] FW: Mapping SIDs to existing UIDs

Michael St. Laurent mikes at hartwellcorp.com
Fri May 21 22:34:41 GMT 2004

I found part of the problem... the Red Hat 9 kernel does not ship with the
ACL patches installed.  ;-)

Does anyone know if there is a repository that hosts Red Hat kernel RPMs
with the ACL patches applied?

Michael St. Laurent <> wrote:
> I have a newly upgraded Red Hat 9 Samba server (now ver. 3.04,
> formerly ver. 2.2.7a) on which I would like to start using ACLs to
> provide the NTFS style permissions.  The problem I'm running into is
> figuring out how to map the NT User Account SIDs to the Unix UIDs. 
> Every network user has an account on the Unix system with a name that
> matches their NT account name and I would like for there to be a 1 to
> 1 mapping between them.  Is this possible?  So far I've not been able
> to find anything in the docs except how to map to a UID from a given
> range that will not correspond to an already existing Unix account. 
> If this info is already documented I would really appreciate a
> pointer towards it.          
> Thanks.

Michael St. Laurent
Hartwell Corporation

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