[Samba] Winbind uselessly using up Idmap range in ldap
acrow at integrafin.co.uk
Tue Jan 18 04:08:53 MST 2011
On 17/01/11 16:33, Gaiseric Vandal wrote:
> I started on samba 3.0.x and upgrades to 3.4.x. Still having only
> partial success myself. I have different "ou" objects in ldap for
> the allocation range and each trusted domain .
> My smb.conf (editted somewhat) is below.
> I would that the idmapping would be created in the correct OU for each
> domain. I also found that the idmap id would be allocated from the
> "idmap alloc config" range, regardless of the range specified for the
> particular domain. So the an idmap entry would be created for the
> TRUSTEDOMAIN1 in the ou=trusteddomain container but with a UID in the
> 30000 range not the 40000 range.
> Not sure if this provides any insight.
This is what sernet told me:
I had a lengthy discussion with the developer, who did (actually still does)
the rewrite of the idmap code for 3.6 which is urgently needed. It turns out
that there are much more limitations in the current code base than I thought.
Actually allocation can only be done by a single idmap backend and that is the
So, it seems that idmap alloc backend cannot be used any more. I am
using the default backend as suggested here.
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