[Samba] Re: Winbind, rids, gids, uids

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Wed Sep 22 18:46:56 GMT 2004

> heartbeat/drbd under Linux so I need the UIDs of files to match on 
> both.  I'm uncertain if "idmap backend" will work if winbind is 
> getting the account from a Windows AD Domain Controller rather than a 
> Samba PDC, and setting up LDAP seems like a lot of trouble.

That's exactly what it's used for.  You could always store the idmap in 
the ldap store on your windows server if you want to avoid another 
server/service in your network.  It's been done before and the 
conversations about it were on this list.

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