[Samba] How can I change the localSID for a SAMBA Server?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Dec 16 07:45:10 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2015-12-15 at 16:46 -0800, Byron Bogaert wrote:
> Hi Tetra,
> This is the way we are currently looking at building our SAMBA file
> server.
> The reason why we would like to change the SID on the SAMBA server is
> so we
> do not need to change all the existing entries in ldap to be  SID +
> rid.

When you promote your Samba server to be a BDC, and point it as the
LDAP server, it will auto-sync the SID from that domain to also be the
local sid.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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