[Samba] Samba4 AD -- Mac OS X clients uid:gid numbers not consistent

Ralph Böhme rb at sernet.de
Mon Sep 8 14:31:02 MDT 2014


On Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 09:26:01PM +0530, Arun Khan wrote:
> I have setup a Zentyal 3.2 Samba4 AD.  I am using RSAT to administer
> the AD server.
> Windows7 and Linux (CentOS) clients are able to join the AD; uid/gid
> of directories/files show up as per the definitions in Samba4.
> With Mac OS X clients, there is a problem.   The OS X nodes are able
> to join the domain (quite a few blogs on this subject). The AD
> connection shows green button.
> The AD user is able to login.  However, the uid:gid number maps are
> not the same as in the Linux clients (below).  Example Linux client
> shows UID 3000064 whereas the OS X shows 1465847454!
> I am getting the same result with Samba 4.1.11 Sernet packages for
> CentOS 6.  I have searched but I have not been able to find a solution
> yet.
> Any pointers to resolve this problem would be much appreciated.

iirc by default OS X derives the uid from the first 4 bytes of the
UUID from AD.


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