[Samba] creating new users - missing uidNumber

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Feb 2 10:25:54 UTC 2017

On Thu, 2 Feb 2017 11:01:06 +0100
"Stefan G. Weichinger via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Am 2017-02-01 um 15:32 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > You don't need to do that, there are a couple of attributes (which
> > you will probably not have) which will store the next uid &
> > gidNumber. these are 'msSFU30MaxUidNumber' & 'msSFU30MaxGidNumber'
> > and they should/can be here:
> > dn:
> > CN=samdom,CN=ypservers,CN=ypServ30,CN=RpcServices,CN=System,DC=samdom,DC=example,DC=com
> Well, I have to "grep" them somewhere as well, right?
> Or can I point their admin to some spot in his Windows-Tools (RSAT) to
> read that?
> feels a bit strange to have to take care of these details
> I mean, ADS stores dozens of awkward values etc and then I as admin
> have to keep track of that one attribute?
> sorry, no ranting, just wondering.
> thanks for your help.

If you use the Unix Attributes tab on ADUC, these are the attributes
that are used, but ADUC has the code to use them, samba-tool doesn't!


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