[Samba] UID Matching
gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 16:32:27 MST 2011
As a disclaimer, I am not using samba as a AD member server- although I
am also thinking about how I might make that happen.
I am reading the man page for idmap_ad.
The idmap_ad plugin provides a way for Winbind to read id
an AD server that uses RFC2307/SFU schema extensions. This module
implements only the "idmap" API, and is READONLY. Mappings must be
provided in advance by the administrator by adding the
posixAccount/posixGroup classes and relative attribute/value
the user and group objects in the AD.
So on closer reading it does suggest it will pick up the unix UID and
unix GID directly from AD. I had confused this earlier with the
Are you also using autofs for your unix clients?
On 01/18/2011 05:35 PM, Brian D. McGrew wrote:
>> Samba shd allocate unix id's for your windows accounts, but
>> unfortunately they will not end up being the same as your existing uid's.
> Is there any way around this? Perhaps Windows Services for Unix? Will
> Samba read the Unix UID from SFU if it's installed??? I _HAVE_ to get the
> UID's to match.
> Not all my Windows users use Unix, but, ALL my Unix users use Windows ---
> and the Windows users also need access to all the files.
> Without getting the UID's to match up, I don't see how I'm going to make
> this work... Unless, I'm thinking shortsighted and there is other info I'm
> unaware of?
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