[Samba] idmap on two member file servers

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Oct 26 14:57:33 UTC 2016

On Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:34:53 -0500
Bob of Donelson Trophy via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I am creating a second member file server within my domain. 
> I would like to transfer all the files off the first member to the
> second. 
> Not quite sure how to proceed with this task. 
> I assume that the two member file servers should have the idmap ranges
> within their smb.conf files? 
> I tried to locate this within the wiki and have not been able to find
> as of yet. 
> Suggestions?

If both domain members use exactly the same smb.conf (remember, you do
not need to have the 'netbios name' line in smb.conf on a domain
member), your users should be known to each machine and copying data
between them should result in retention of ownership.


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