[Samba] UID/GID mapping consistency across at least two Linux machines

Chris Smith smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Wed Apr 11 07:57:41 MDT 2012

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 2:27 PM, bakytn <bakytn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would you recommend me to use IDMAP_RID with Winbind?

I use it successfully.

> idmap backend = idmap_rid:DOMAIN=2000-100000000

Depending upon your Samba version the syntax may be a bit different.

idmap config DOMAIN : backend  = rid
idmap config DOMAIN : range = 1000-999999

> What would change? Would it mess my current UID/GID's???

Probably, but that's as easy one time fix using "find" with "xargs" to
update the old uid, gid to the new one.


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