[Samba] using xfs acls

Christoph Litauer litauer at uni-koblenz.de
Sun Jul 2 16:34:36 GMT 2006

Jeremy Allison schrieb:
> On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 10:20:46AM +0200, Christoph Litauer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> we have a fileserver with xfs filesystems running samba 3.0.22. File
>> access should (and is) be possible via NFS and samba. I want the ability
>> to set acls in these filesystems via windows clients -- but I want samba
>> to map the SIDs to the existing unix uids of my users, not just an
>> arbitrary mapping. Is this possible?
>> My idea is using the "idmap backend" to our ldap-server using a
>> "handmade" mapping table. Would that be reasonable/possible?
>> I should mention that we synchronize the user accounts between unix and
>> windows (ADS). So every user account is unique.
> Do you also sync the uid/gid's between AD and the UNIX directory
> service ? Are you using the schema in AD that stores the UNIX info ?

No, I don't use a special AD schema. The Unix gids/uids AND the windows 
sids are stored in a seperate (open)ldap directory. I keep them up-to-date.

In the meantime I proofed my idea: It works, but I wonder if there is an 
easier way ...


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