[Samba] AD and Linux UID/GID best practices.

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Feb 18 07:52:00 MST 2014

On Tue, 2014-02-18 at 14:36 +0000, Damien Dye wrote:
> samba tool appears to not allow you to do it correctly by binding it
> to a nis domain though.
> so I have to come back to the windows ADUC snapin to set that up
> properly before the system sees them properly.
> would be nice if samba-tool allow the unix element to be created
> exactly the same as ADUC does to ensure consistency between tools.

It doesn't matter about the nis domain. samba-tool does not work in the
same way as ADUC. However it doesn't matter since the schema already has
what you need to simply add uidNumber and gidNumber to an object as and
when you wish. Via samba-tool if you wish.

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