[Samba] Samba4 xidNumber and idmap.ldb

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.hu
Sun Feb 26 09:03:53 MST 2012

2012-02-26 10:28 keltezéssel, steve írta:
> Hi everyone
> The s4 Domain Users group has xidNumber: 100 and the Linux users group
> has gidNumber=100. I've been mapping xidNumber <--> gidNumber for s4
> posix groups I've added myself, but this causes a name collision for
> Domain Users. This also has implications on Linux as local users have
> access to the group owned stuff of Domain users.
> I've changed the xidNumber in idmap.ldb to 2000 and posix-ified my
> Domain Users correspondingly. Everything still works, well, it works
> for one test user at least.
> 1. Does xidNumber: 100 have any special meaning to windows?
> 2. To help readability, would it be possible to add a label to common
> entries in idmap to help us identify them?
> Cheers,
> Steve
1. idmap.ldb is private to the Samba4 box so windows sees nothing from xids
2. xids are there as (I hope) a temporary solution for storing uids,
gids in a unified manner, if those attributes would be visible windows
would still ignore them



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