[Samba] idmap & migration to rfc2307
rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 09:29:07 UTC 2015
On 07/11/15 23:28, Michael Adam wrote:
> rsync will work if not using --numeric-ids.
OK, I know that logins will work on all the samba machines, but I am not
sure what you say about rsync is correct, this is what 'man rsync' has
to say about '--numeric-ids':
--numeric-ids don't map uid/gid values by user/group name
So by my reading, if you don't use it, your uid/gids are mapped to the
user/group and if you do, they aren't. From the problems that arose with
trying to rsync Sysvol (yes I know this is useless on a Unix machine)
where the xidNumbers are usually different from DC to DC, I am fairly
sure this isn't going to work, the cure is to have the same idmap.ldb on
There is also the problem of when a user creates a tarball on one
machine and then copies it to another and unpacks it, they may find that
all the files no longer belong to them.
If you log into *any* windows domain machine, you will get the same
SID-RID, why should Unix be any different?
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