[Samba] mapping winbind users to nis uids and gids

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Sep 21 00:42:26 GMT 2004

On Monday 20 September 2004 18:27, Borut Kurnik wrote:
> Hello!
> I've got users that access linux file server from Win stations using
> Samba
> and winbind authentication but also have AIX based workstations
> accessing
> the same server using nis authentication. They have the same username
> registered in NIS domain and in Windows domain.
> Is it possible to map winbind users (usually using uid & gid > 10000) to
> nis
> users, so user john authenticating from Windows domain doesn't get new
> uid and gid ( idmap gid, idmap uid), but maps to an existing NIS user
> with
> the same name.

Sure! Check 'man smb.conf' - search for the winbind parameters:

	winbind trusted domains only
	winbind enable local accounts

- John T.
John H Terpstra
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