[Samba] idmap on two member file servers

Bob of Donelson Trophy bob at donelsontrophy.net
Wed Oct 26 15:53:12 UTC 2016

On 2016-10-26 09:57, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:

> 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.
> Rowland

So, I can simply copy my existing member server smb.conf. Make
appropriate adjustments and start there. Excellent!! 

Thank you. 


Bob Wooden of Donelson Trophy

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