[Samba] Re: Two domains on same LDAP backend

Alex Forrow aforrow at comintel.co.uk
Mon Apr 18 09:32:59 GMT 2005

John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Thursday 14 April 2005 04:44, Alex Forrow wrote:
>>Hi folks,
>>I have two samba hosted domains at two different offices. I would like
>>them to use the same LDAP backend so that the accounts are exactly the
>>same. Unfortunately, it seems that a users SID is linked to the domain
>>that created it, so another domain cannot authenticate the user, even if
>>it can see it in the LDAP directory, because the user SID doesn't match
>>the domain.
>>My latest thought would be to set the domain SIDs the same on the two
>>domains, could that help?
> Suggest you set both Domain SIDs the same. Did you read the "Samba-3 by 
> Example" book? You can download it from:
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba-Guide.pdf
> In particular chapter 6 of the current on-line version.
> - John T.

Cheers. Had a quick read of that and set the SIDS the same. Works fine.


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