Fwd: [Samba] idmap uid range missing or invalid

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 02:44:51 GMT 2009

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 10:40 PM, MargoAndTodd <margoandtodd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> What causes this error in /var/log/messages when
> on XP-Pro client boots up?
> winbindd[4041]:   idmap uid range missing or invalid
> winbindd[4041]:   idmap will be unable to map foreign SIDs
> winbindd[4041]: [2009/04/02 19:38:22, 0]
> nsswitch/idmap.c:idmap_alloc_init(820)
> rn1 winbindd[4041]:   ERROR: Initialization failed for
> alloc backend, deferred!
And did you check  what it told you? I mean your setting for the idmap
uid range.


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