[Samba] creating new users - missing uidNumber

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Feb 2 11:11:29 UTC 2017

On Thu, 2 Feb 2017 11:55:11 +0100
"Stefan G. Weichinger via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Am 2017-02-02 um 11:25 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > 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!
> I (try to) see it from the user perspective:
> I as user want to create users that work in all my ADS-domain, on all
> of my samba-domain-member-servers, with as little overhead or
> additional administrative steps necessary.
> And I ask for how to do that.
> If we have to create users on ADUC, ok with me.
> If it is better to create them with samba-tool, ok as well.
> -> searching for the recommended way or "best practice"

Sorry, but you are preaching to the converted here ;-)

I have proposed patches to make samba-tool work more like ADUC, but
they have been rejected because 'we want to do something different',
but the 'different way' never appears.


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