[Samba] AD UID association

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon May 24 22:50:25 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 01:17, Gustavo Papaleo wrote:
> Hi,
>             I'm planning a migration from a Microsoft Exchange 
> Server to Linux+Sendmail+Samba. There are thousands of users in 
> AD that should login via POP3 to receive their messages. It's 
> working perfectly but I'll have to login each user so winbind 
> could create UID association for each one of them (actually 
> I'm doing it with wbinfo -a user%password). Of course I'll 
> try not to reset all the passwords to accomplish this but I 
> can't find a way to do the association stuff without the password.... 
> Is there anyway to do it?

The SID->UID association is created the first time it's needed.  'getent
passwd' is a really fast way to create a lot of them ;-)

Actually, calling wbinfo -a should not create the association at all, so
I'm not sure exactly what you mean.

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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