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

Ralph Böhme slow at samba.org
Mon Jan 15 17:15:21 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 04:24:44PM +0000, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> This is what I was trying to point out, you rarely, if ever, need to
> give computer accounts a uidNumber.

as pointed out by Bjrön, iirc the Windows client as a domain member will open
SMB connections to the DC and authenticate with the machine account. Afaict this
does require a uid for the machine account.


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team       https://samba.org/
Samba Developer, SerNet GmbH   https://sernet.de/en/samba/

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