[Samba] Wither "uidNumber" and "gidNumber"? (was: Re: ldbedit: no matching records - cannot edit (newly-created user))

Guilherme Boing kolt+samba at frag.com.br
Fri Sep 11 23:57:32 UTC 2015

If I'm not mistaken you need to --use-rfc2307 when provisioning your domain
to have uidNumber/gidNumber.

On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 8:52 PM, Jim Seymour <jseymour at linxnet.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:30:17 +0100
> Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> > If you have existing users and groups, you can user their existing
> > UID/GID numbers in AD, investigate the 'uidNumber' & 'gidNumber'
> > attributes in AD.
> [snip]
> Where might I find these attributes?  They're not in the user's idmap
> record.
> Again: Tried to find out about them with searches.  Came up with a
> comment about how a developer had patched samba-tool to allow setting
> them (?), but the samba-tool I have doesn't appear to have that
> capability.
> What do they do?  Where are they documented?
> (As an aside: I got a domain login with a roaming profile working,
> this afternoon.  I accomplished this feat by ignoring all Samba4
> documentation past the point of running samba-tool to create the user,
> and looking up MS-Win docs for the rest. The user could not, of
> course, access his own network home directory, because his Unix UID
> is one number, and the arbitrary number Samba4 gave him was, again,
> up in the 300k range.)
> Regards,
> Jim
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