[Samba] Unix attributes

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Mar 25 17:16:24 UTC 2018

On Sun, 25 Mar 2018 18:14:58 +0200
Rene Schmidt <rene at schmidthome-sh.de> wrote:

> Hello owland,
> since I have several Linux servers that authenticate themselves via
> NSLCD, I see no other option but to maintain the 'memberUid'.

First time you mentioned nslcd, but no matter, use:

map     group   uniqueMember       member

in nslcd.conf

> It works on the servers where I use winbind. 

This would be the preferred and Samba way of doing things, you have to
run winbind, so you might as well use it instead of any other external
programs (such as nslcd).

>I also have other
> systems that authenticate against LDAP. Again, I need the 'memberUid'.

You probably don't, you might think you do, but there are probably
other ways of doing things. What are these other systems ?

> Unfortunately, if I use the samba tools, memberUid will not be
> maintained either: Example:
> samba-tool group addmembers jasper_user rene
> Now I have a member attribute, but still no memberUid.
> I also need a graphical interface for user administration
Why ? , it is easier and faster (once you get used to it) to use a

If you must use a gui, you are stuck with RSAT and if you move to
win10, you lose the Unix attributes tabs.


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