[Samba] Users and groups without Winbind

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Sat Jan 19 19:34:02 MST 2013

From: Zane Zakraisek <doublezane at gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2013 10:28:31 -0700

> I'm just curious how this works. I've set up an Active Directory Domain
> controller using Samba 4.0.0. I DO NOT have Winbind configured. When I run
> "ls -al /samba/share/directory" I notice that I have users named like
> 3000000 belonging to the group "users". Without windbind configured, how do
> I have users and groups inside of my Samba domain (for instance the
> administrator account) mapping to users inside of my Linux server (user
> 30000000)?

In Samba 4.0.0, Winbind is integrated in it and is always enabled. If you
do not use users created by Samba for programs other than Samba, you do not
need to configure Winbind to show those uses from programs other than

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com>

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