[Samba] Re: nss_wins: create_builtin_users: Failed to create Users
margoandtodd at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 04:06:08 GMT 2009
> Hi All,
> I am getting the following error in /var/log/messages
> when an XP Pro client enters the network:
> nss_wins: [2009/04/06 15:17:23, 0]
> Apr 6 15:17:23 rn1 nss_wins:
> create_builtin_users: Failed to create Users
> I have been told in the past to add "idmap uid" and
> "idmap gid" to my smb.conf and I have (no symptom change).
> Anyone know how to stop/cure this error message?
> Many thanks,
To answer my own question, I severely misunderstood what
"man smb.conf" was saying about "idmap uid" and
"idmap uid". I was trying to match them up with
my current user numbers and group numbers.
Placing my idmaps in this range cured the error
idmap uid = 15000-20000
idmap gid = 15000-20000
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