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

John Lewis oflameo2 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 08:11:30 MST 2015

On 01/13/2015 09:23 AM, Rowland Penny wrote:
> 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 )
> Rowland

I attached it to this email.
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# Global parameters
	workgroup = OFLAMEO
	realm = D.OFLAMEO.COM
	netbios name = DRAKEBURNER
	server role = active directory domain controller
	dns forwarder =
	idmap_ldb:use rfc2307 = yes

	path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol/d.oflameo.com/scripts
	read only = No

	path = /var/lib/samba/sysvol
	read only = No

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