[Samba] Possible problem w/ 'idmap restore' under 3.0.25rc3

simo idra at samba.org
Fri May 4 21:09:51 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 14:36 -0500, Don Meyer wrote:
> Folks,
> Maybe it's me, or my systems, but I've found that idmap restore 
> simply doesn't work under samba-3.0.25rc3.
> When I try to import the idmap.dump file I create from one of my 
> older systems into a fresh 3.0.25rc3 installation, I get a huge 
> stream of errors along the line of "could not set mapping of 
> (UID|GID) to sid xxxxx".   This happened whether I was using 
> idmap_tdb or idmap_ldap.   The same idmap.dump file restores 
> successfully on my other 3.0.23 & 3.0.24 systems.
> I went further and used "getent passwd" to populate the system's 
> idmap from the AD (while using idmap_tdb, BTW), and then ran the 'net 
> idmap dump' command, which generated a file that looked fairly 
> identical in structure to the idmap.dump file I got from the previous 
> version.   Following this, I tried to 'net idmap restore' the idmap 
> dump file I had just created, and received the same long string of 
> errors.   Thus, I suspect there is something not quite right in the 
> 'net idmap restore' functionality...

Can you please send me the output with the errors at debug level 10
(just add -d10 to the command)?
I will try to fix this in time for 3.0.25 final if possible.


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

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