[Samba] Re: nss_wins: create_builtin_users: Failed to create Users

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 04:15:58 GMT 2009

> 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
> message.
>        idmap uid = 15000-20000
>        idmap gid = 15000-20000
I was going to mention that your ids looked unusually low but I was
too busy at the day job and I hoped someone who understood the full
implications of that would chime in..


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