[Samba] samba 3.0.14a works with ldapsam backend but not 3.5.10-125.el6

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Sep 4 14:03:47 MDT 2012

On Tue, Sep 04, 2012 at 03:59:25PM -0400, Qing Chang wrote:
> If I understand right, as a  STANDALONE server, Samba should only care about finding and
> authenticating againt a matching uid to Windows username on the samba server (which
> uses LDAP),  and then using the uid and gid(s) to provide shared resources, which is the
> behavior observed with 3.0.14a, but not with 3.5.10-125.el6.
> In fact, SID never matters with 3.0.14a, I have populated all users with the same SIDs and
> 3.0.14a has been serving shares for years.

Well, Samba has moved on to put more emphasis on SIDs. If
that does not match your requirements, you should better
stick with 3.0.14a and find someone from
http://samba.org/samba/support to maintain it for you.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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