[Samba] Is there any problem that can arise from remapping gidNumber?

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 13 04:35:25 MST 2015

On 13/01/15 11:33, John Lewis wrote:
> This morning I remapped gidNumber from primaryGroupID to gidNumber. I
> did that because I could not change the integer in primaryGroupID wit
> ldbedt as root.
> I mapped to to a new attribute called gidNumber which has no specific
> meaning in samba. Is there any potential problems that can arise from
> doing that. Is there a better way to fix that problem?

Hmm, definitely going to need more info here, gidNumber has a specific 
meaning to samba, depending on how you set up samba.


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