[Samba] Link AD to pre-existing UNIX accounts

Ralf Gross Ralf-Lists at ralfgross.de
Mon Apr 23 14:39:22 GMT 2007

CG schrieb:
> I'm trying to use winbindd to enumerate and link AD users to their pre-
> existing UNIX accounts. Right now, winbindd creates new "users" for UNIX based 
> on windows username and groups.
> What I can't figure out is how to explicitly map the AD users to their pre-
> existing UNIX accounts. I'd like the users to be able to access their UNIX 
> accounts with their UNIX authentication information /and/ their AD 
> authentication information. I had hung my hat on the "username map" smb.conf 
> directive, but I find now that it doesn't apply to winbindd.
> Has anyone worked out a strategy for this scenario?

I asked this a while ago and got the answer that this it not possible.
I think you've to remove the old users and change all existing files
that they own to the new winbind  uids  (find with the uid option).


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