[Samba] Avoiding uid conflicts between rfc2307 user/groups and computers

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Jan 12 16:24:22 UTC 2018

On Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:15:44 +0100
Marco Gaiarin via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Mandi! Björn JACKE via samba
>   In chel di` si favelave...
> > machine account instead of the connecting user account. One option
> > is to assign rfc2307 attributes also for all the machine accounts,
> > too. The other option is
> Some drawbacks on that? Clearly, apart the management cost of
> assigning an UID to machine accounts?

Not really a problem, a computer account is just a user account with
another objectclass.

> Clearly, also 'Domain Computers' group have to get assigned an GID,
> right?


The question is, do you need to do this ? Will a computer own anything
on a Unix machine ?


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