[Samba] Samba Fatal Error: GID range full!! (max: 20000)

Tim Evans tkevans at tkevans.com
Mon Nov 19 16:07:05 GMT 2007

Just upgraded a RedHat 4.5 system to 4.6, including Samba Version

Smbd starts, but denies all access.  winbindd-idmap.log shows this error message:

[2007/11/19 10:37:06, 1] nsswitch/idmap_tdb.c:idmap_tdb_allocate_id(470)
  Fatal Error: GID range full!! (max: 20000)

Individual PC log file shows:

 check_ntlm_password:  Authentication for user [chughes] -> [chughes] FAILED

Where to look?
Tim Evans, TKEvans.com, Inc.    |    5 Chestnut Court
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