[Samba] Winbind behaviour odd in 3.4.9 and 3.5.6 vs 3.2.14 (Samba domain with Samba member servers)
acrow at integrafin.co.uk
Tue Oct 26 10:35:05 MDT 2010
On 26/10/10 17:28, Gaiseric Vandal wrote:
> I may have indeed forgot to clear the cache files after upgrading
> from samba 3.0x to 3.4.x.
> I had various issues with samba servers as member servers - mostly in
> keeping idmap entries consistent across machines. The solution in
> the end had been to covert the member servers to BDC's and have ldap
> backend for everything. Altho I suspect that the "idmap ..
> backend: nss" may have been an alternate solution. I don't think it
> was an option for samba 3.0.x and I needed a BDC anyway.
> I have found the online samba documention on idmap less than
> optimal. (The man pages are ok tho.) There are ranges set for each
> trusted domain as well as the "idmap alloc config:range." I am not
> quite sure if the "idmap alloc config:range" should encompass all the
> domain ranges or if idmap is supposed to allocate id's from the domain
> ranges. My experience so far is that new entries are from "idmap
> alloc config:range." I guess the domain specific ranges are where
> idmap is supposed to check for existing mappings first?
Many thanks GV. I wish there was a newer "By Example" book.
If any of the developers are listening, can you help? Ours should be a
pretty common setup - two domains, mutually trusting, using NT-style
auth and permissions, with Samba member servers? It seems that >= 3.4.0
has made both our configurations outdated (or there is indeed a
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