[Samba] samba 4 and unix groups

Kai Blin kai at samba.org
Fri Jan 16 13:02:57 GMT 2009

On Friday 16 January 2009 06:01:14 Daniel Dekok wrote:

> I've been using the howto on the wiki, and i've got to the point of
> groups, and it says to use SWAT to link the unix group and the windows
> group together, but SWAT isn't installed with alpha 5.  Is there an
> alternate method to create this link, or is it even needed?  (It'll
> probably be useful as we're going to be using samba to provide cifs based
> file shares back to linux hosts, and keeping uids/gids similar will be
> beneficial)

What exactly are you trying to do? You're talking about SID<->gid mappings 
across multiple hosts, and I'm not quite sure how that fits into the other 
things you described.


Kai Blin
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Wine developer        http://wiki.winehq.org/KaiBlin
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Will code for cotton.
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