[Samba] winbind + consistent uid & gid

Emmanuel Blindauer samba at agat.net
Mon May 29 07:04:52 GMT 2006

You'll have to use ldap for storing the mapping

idmap backend = ldap:ldap://your.ldap.server

and uses smbpasswd -w to store the pass to access the ldap server


Le Mercredi 24 Mai 2006 17:48, Adams Samuel D Contr AFRL/HEDR a écrit :
> I am trying to get out Linux boxes to authenticate against our AD
> domain. We have that part working just fine using Kerberos and winbind. 
> The problem is when we use NFS on multiple machines.  As you could
> guess, the UIDs and GIDs are not consistent across all of the machines. 
> From what I have been reading on the internet, this seems to be common
> problem, but all the solutions that I have found don't seem to work for
> me.  Putting "idmap backend = idmap_rid:DOMNAME=1000-1000000" in the
> smb.conf file seemed promising, but it didn't work for me.  Do you have
> any recommendations to get this to work?  It is kind of critical to have
> a distributed file system. It is not an option to modify out AD severs.
> Sam Adams
> General Dynamics - Network Systems
> Phone: 210.536.5945

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