[Samba] Re: Matching Group ID Numbers With Names
kris at longhill.brighton-hove.sch.uk
Thu Sep 2 20:10:20 GMT 2004
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>>Or since this data is coming from winbind...
>Yes I had considered that, but the assumed that the Linux OS itself still
>needed standard group info for the file system, thus assumed that /etc/group is
>maintained / synced by the winbind process.
The GIDs are not standard OS groups. Winbind does not touch /etc/group, its simliar to using an LDAP backend. The OS will resolve from whatever is in /etc/nsswitch.
Kristyan Osborne - IT Technician
Longhill High School
01273 391672 / 304086
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