[Samba] idmap uid range missing or invalid
drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 13:42:15 GMT 2009
On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 11:49 PM, MargoAndTodd <margoandtodd at gmail.com> wrote:
> John Drescher wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 10:40 PM, MargoAndTodd <margoandtodd at gmail.com>
>>> Hi All,
>>> What causes this error in /var/log/messages when
>>> on XP-Pro client boots up?
>>> winbindd: idmap uid range missing or invalid
>>> winbindd: idmap will be unable to map foreign SIDs
>>> winbindd: [2009/04/02 19:38:22, 0]
>>> rn1 winbindd: ERROR: Initialization failed for
>>> alloc backend, deferred!
>> And did you check what it told you? I mean your setting for the idmap
>> uid range.
> Hi John,
> You probably did. I have severe burn out at the moment: I
> have been fighting with my Fed taxes for two days now.
> Are you the one that told me to go read
> Anyway, in smb.conf
> idmap uid
> idmap gid
> From "man smb.conf"
> Default: idmap gid =
> Default: idmap uid =
You need to provide a range like in this doc:
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