[Samba] uidNumber. ( Was: What is --rfc2307-from-nss ??)

Greg Zartman gzartman at koozali.org
Tue Dec 2 13:32:12 MST 2014

On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 11:47 AM, Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com>

>  If you examine idmap.ldb with ldbedit, you will see it contains records
> for builtin users/groups AND domain users/groups. On the samba 4 AD DC, if
> you do not use RFC2307 attributes, the domain users/groups xidNumber's are
> used via winbind, but if you do use the RFC2307 attributes for domain
> users/groups, then the xidNumbers are ignored. The builtin users/groups
> always use the xidNumbers, you do not need to concern yourself these.

Yep, I did see the mapping.  In fact, I created some Perl code to wrap
around ldbmodify and set xidNumber = uidNumber/guiNumber in Samba.  Sounds
like the xidNumbers are really a non-issue with the RFC2307 attributes and



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