[Samba] Retry: Mapping AD domain users to UNIX users

Nigel.Pain at scotland.gsi.gov.uk Nigel.Pain at scotland.gsi.gov.uk
Wed Jan 23 12:37:07 GMT 2008

Further information:
Someone suggested that the problem might be because of the AD user names
being uppercase, which could be resolved with a usermap file. There are
some AD user IDs that are uppercase (whereas all the UNIX ones are
lowercase). However, I thought that the automatic mapping took care of
that? Also, I wanted to avoid having an explicit usermap file as that's
one extra thing to manage. Maybe I'm expecting too much of Samba?
I tried configuring for a usermap file and adding an account mapping
into it. However, the security properties on the Windows side still
display the account in the form:
u123456 (Unix User\u123456)

Nigel Pain 
The Scottish Government 
Corporate Systems Support 
Information Systems and Information Services (ISIS) 
Victoria Quay 
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