[Samba] Samba4: "­MYDO­M\Administrator" qui­te us­eless on a member

?icro MEGAS micromegas at mail333.com
Mon Oct 27 14:55:16 MDT 2014

> Comment from Rowland:
> [...]an AD user without a uidNumber is merely a windows user

Hi Rowland,

just for my understanding, I have a question. If a domain user in my samba4 AD domain does not have been assigned with a "uid" on the [UNIX Attribute] tab of my ADUC tool, that user in general *cannot* access any of the shares of that particular member server? Is that correct? My [home] and [profile] share resides on my member server, thus I definitely *need* to assign to every domain user a uid so that he will be able to use that shares, right?

My other question still exists, it is the same as the topic of this thread :-) As you said one shouldn't assign a uid to the MYDOM\Administrator account (because he looses its special permissions and thus will be converted to a 'normal' UNIX user on the member server), I am still wondering myself:

Is MYDOM\Administrator therefore *useless* on a memberserver? I cannot use that account for accessing shares on the member server, right? (assuming I didn't have assigned a UID to him, as you suggested).

Thanks and greetings,

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