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

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 13 07:23:55 MST 2015

On 13/01/15 14:06, John Lewis wrote:
> On 01/13/2015 06:35 AM, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> 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.
>> Rowland
> I took the defaults except for rfc2307 which I enabled. I am running
> Samba Version 4.1.11-Debian.

Yes, but what as ?? an AD DC or in classic mode i.e. just like samba3
Might be best if you post your smb.conf (sanitised )


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