[Samba] Excessive allocations from RID master

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jul 11 20:01:48 MDT 2013

On Thu, 2013-07-11 at 20:02 -0500, Kristofer wrote:
> To add to this, I let my script continue until the rIDNextRID reached the end of the pool.  This caused a waste of about 129,000 RID's.
> This concerns me because Microsoft has used 8 billion RID's in 12 years (http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2011/09/12/managing-rid-pool-depletion.aspx), and I have burned through almost 5 million in less than a year - and my organization is nowhere near the size of M$.
> With Samba not supporting domain trusts, there is no ability to migrate users to a new domain, so if this is to continue and cause an excessive RID pool depletion, the missing domain trust feature of Samba will leave users dead with no way to get users onto a new domain with a fresh RID pool.

It's just a bug, with a fix in master and a patch attached for 4.0 to

Andrew Bartlett

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