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

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Sep 10 08:47:51 MDT 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 10:38:01AM -0400, Qing Chang wrote:
> On 04/09/2012 4:03 PM, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> >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.
> so which is the highest version that does not require strict SID check?

The main switch came with 3.0.25.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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