[Samba] Winbind troubles

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 23 04:06:19 MDT 2013

On 23 July 2013 10:05, Jonathan Buzzard <jonathan at buzzard.me.uk> wrote:

> This is where Matthew went wrong, it's right there in the man page
> (unlike three years ago). There are also a large smattering of posts
> from myself on this list over the last two years on how important it is
> not to have overlapping ranges for the local allocatable range. If you
> do it simply does not work.

OK, I see where you are coming from, but until testparm starts saying 'this
will not work because' people will keep on having problems with winbind,
also why do you need to set up the ranges anyway. The user and group ranges
are already set by the admin in uidNumber & gidNumber, so again why do they
need setting in smb.conf, IMHO the setting should be 'idmap config:backend
= ad' and that should make winbind pull all the rfc2307 items for a user or

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