[Samba] Non-algorithmic RIDs

Misty Stanley-Jones misty at borkholder.com
Fri May 20 15:13:54 GMT 2005

On Friday 20 May 2005 09:08 am, Tony Earnshaw wrote:

> I use 3.0.11/3.0.14a (2 sites) on RHAS3 and LDAP. When I use smbpasswd
> -a to add a POSIX group user to Samba, both user and group RIDs are
> calculated from uidNumber and gidNumber on the basis of a simple
> algorithm. This is something that smbpasswd just does; moreover it's
> documented. Why should mine be different from yours

 It is obviously that I did not use those scripts.  I wrote my own scripts to 
create an LDIF.  I am no Windows admin and simply had no idea that it 
mattered.  The simplest solution would be to change the UIDs but that would 
put them below 1000.


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