[Samba] About idmap uid/gid

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jan 10 10:48:23 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 05:49 +0000, PITFALL wrote:
> Hi! All:
> I have a problem with uid management after (re)join domain.
> When I first time join domain, domain users will be assigned uid according to
> the range of idmap uid. If somehow I rejoin domain again, but unfortunately 
> some users are deleted from the domain controller, the uid will be 
> rearranged and different from previous assigned. The same domain user will 
> have different uids! How can I deal with the problem? 
> Any reply will be appreciated!

You must keep keep the idmap.tdb, as this contains the mappings.
Keeping that file is the only way to ensure the mappings remain.  (Or
using an alternate scheme such as idmap_rid).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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