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

Roland Giesler roland at giesler.za.net
Wed Sep 22 06:28:33 GMT 2004

> John H Terpstra wrote:
> > On Tuesday 21 September 2004 11:38, Igor Belyi wrote:
> >>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.
> There's also a possibility that it isn't used and file could 
> have been 
> left there when winbindd was reconfigured from using local 
> file to using 
> LDAP. I haven't seen smb.conf in this thread and somehow 
> everyone stated 
> to assume that mappings are stored locally. I just want to make sure 
> that this assumption is correct.

You're right, I don't use LDAP and haven't ever.

The idmap paramater doesn't appear in smb.conf


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