[Samba] Human readable user names vanishing from acls

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 25 08:22:29 MDT 2015

On 25/03/15 14:05, Tom Söderlund wrote:
> When setting file permissions from MS environment to a file on a Samba4
> share, it can be made in clear text with human readable user/group names
> and the rights seem to work.
> However when checking the permissions again from an MS environment, instead
> of human readable user/group names there are plain SID numbers in their
> place and there is an icon apparently signifying an unknown SID. How to
> keep resolving these into clear text?
> Using Samba 4.1.1 and SSSD 1.12.2 with dynamical id mapping (i.e. all user
> information resides in the MS AD without Unix attributes) in a RHEL7.1
> environment.
> Thanks for any info,
> -Tom

Have you tried looking at the ACLs on the share on the Unix server, are 
they showing a name or a number?

I think that this may be a sssd problem rather than a samba one.


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