[Samba] winbind rid changing user's UID and GID numbers - Samba 3.6

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Tue Jul 29 15:08:47 MDT 2014


You have the same range for * and CSUNET.  Those ranges cannot overlap, 
so fixing those would be the place to start.


On 07/29/2014 3:28 PM, Robert Martel wrote:
> Greetings,
> For a number of samba iterations I've been using Samba with winbind to 
> keep AD users's UNIX UIDs and GIDs the same across several systems.  I 
> don't run the Active Directory set-up and those that do are NOT going 
> to make any alterations to make my life easier.  So i have always used 
> idmap_rid to keep consistent UID/GID numbers across all my UNIX machines.
> This has worked very well, and the UIDs and GIDs were consistent 
> across the different hosts...until I upgraded one of the Solaris 10 
> boxes to Samba 3.6.24 from 3.5.8.  Now it seems that user's UIDs and 
> GIDs are getting altered on some random (to me) basis....but not all 
> of them and not all at the same time.  Where I had seen a user that 
> always received 101888 as their UID for years and "Domain Users" had a 
> GID of 10513 for years now they receive something different.
> Three other Solaris hosts have been running Samba 3.6.x for some time 
> and never exhibited this sort of behavior.  Something up with winbind 
> or some change in behavior that I over looked? Documentation for 
> winbind configuration for AD member servers using rid has always seems 
> a bit thin to me so I'd not be surprised to see that I am missing 
> something. With so many older examples of smb.conf out there it can ve 
> difficult to figure out which are current/correct.
> Any thoughts/help would be appreciated.
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> # 3.6.24 IDMAP settings
>    winbind use default domain = yes
>    template homedir = /home/%U
>    template shell = /usr/bin/bash
>    idmap config * : range =  10000-100000000
>    idmap config * : backend = tdb
>    idmap config CSUNET:     default = yes
>    idmap config CSUNET:     backend = rid
>    idmap config CSUNET:     range =  10000-100000000
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