[Samba] Samba / LDAP / Idmap

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Mon Apr 14 13:32:31 GMT 2008

idmap will only be populated if you are using winbind.

Anand Kumria wrote:
> Hi,
> This is probably documented somewhere very obvious but I do not seem to 
> be able to find it.
> Many years ago I configured my Samba server with an LDAP backend. I also 
> put in the parameter 'ldap idmap suffix = ou=Idmap' in my smb.conf file 
> too as per:
> <http://au1.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/domain-
> member.html#id2571568>
> Amazingly enough I now have to add two more members servers, checking via 
> GQ I see that the ou=Idmap tree is actually empty.
> Should it be?
> If not, how can I -- is there a way, even -- have it populated with the 
> existing Idmaps? My users are able to login to their machines perfectly 
> fine (everything is run via LDAP).
> Thanks,
> Anand

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