[Samba] username map is not functioning

Shaw, Kevin Kevin.Shaw at xerox.com
Mon Mar 11 14:56:11 MDT 2013

This appears to be an IDMAP username mapping issue not an issue with the username map file.

I think this is not an issue with the username map file. Thanks for the reply.


On Mon, 11 Mar 2013,  Kevin Shaw wrote:

> When the company upgraded AD from 2003 to 2008R2 users lost the
> ability to access Samba shares without being prompted for a
> password. I've upgraded Samba from 3.0.30 to 3.6.6. I would like to
> continue using username map to map my users however it appears the
> map is being ignored. The only way I can get this config to work is
> by adding an account that matches the unix account using smbpasswd.
> Any ideas?

This sounds to me like Samba bug 8881.  It isn't clear to me that
anyone in the Samba team cares enough about this bug to get it fixed.



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