[Samba] Re: Corrupted userid in mail folders - Crisis

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Sep 21 18:15:35 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 21 September 2004 11:38, Igor Belyi wrote:
> John H Terpstra wrote:
> >>Thing were running fine, at least that's what it appeared like.  Then
> >>sporadically people started getting authentication error when logging
> >> into their IMAP mailboxes.  Next the deputy principal reported that she
> >> had received other people's mail.  So I ran the following script to
> >> reset all the folders:
> >
> > Also, make sure that the file winbindd_idmap.tdb never gets deleted. It
> > stores the SID to UID mappings and if it gets zapped you will see the
> > symptoms you have reported.
> Just for clarification, do you happen to have "idmap backend" parameter
> in your smb.conf?

You only need that if you are running LDAP and have multiple servers and want 
the same SID/uid mapping on all servers. In that case there should be no 
winbindd_idmap.tdb file.

- John T.

> Igor

John H Terpstra
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