[Samba] Mapping UIDs on Linux to same UID as AD-bound Mac is mapping to

Ralph Boehme rb at sernet.de
Tue Feb 16 10:10:30 UTC 2016


On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 08:32:52PM +1100, Brett Randall wrote:
> Has anyone done this? Surely it's a simple formula to generate the same UID
> on Linux, but how would one make Samba use this? I've looked at the idmap
> attributes in smb.conf(5) and can't figure out where to start.

this would require a new idmap backend. I've looked into this before,
but lacking customer demand never got to do it. And there's one thing
that is broken by design in this mapping scheme: collisions.


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