[Samba] machine account want use algorithm than sambanextrid

simo idra at samba.org
Wed Jun 27 13:04:49 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 15:00 +0200, Peter Eser wrote:
> Was questioned before with no answer, but have the same problem:
> With Samba 3.0.25 with ldap backend, what can i do for using  algorithm "rid
> =
> 2*uid + 1000", when samba create samba attributes (sambasid) of computer
> account, instead of SambaNextRid from SambaDomainName entry ?
> Background:
> I create a machine account with smbldap-tools. After that a uidNumber was
> given to the machine.
> If the machine logs on the first time a samba gives a SID to the machine
> using SambaNextRid.
> If I leave the SambaNextRid base to 1000 after a while adding machines the
> machine SIDs are in
> the range of the user/group SIDs, so it would be better to use the algorithm
> than SambaNextRid.

You shouldn't let smbldap tools create the SID.
Samba can very well do it on its own, and that's the preferred and best
way. All is need is the posixAccount to attach the sambaSamAccount
to ...


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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