[Samba] Samba 4 AD and Samba 3.6 Fileserver GID Problem

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue May 8 13:04:11 UTC 2018

On Tue, 8 May 2018 14:38:16 +0200
Marc Linden via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am preparing a migration from openLDAP to Samba 4 AD
> I am trying to get a Samba 3.6 fileserver (for different reasons it
> has to be samba 3.6) with ad backend to work with a Samba 4 AD.
> Almost everything is working. The only problem is that the fileserver 
> does not map the users gidNumber correctly.

And that is your problem, Samba 3.6 will ALWAYS use Domain Users as the
users primary group, you need to use at least 4.6.0 for the users
gidNumber to be used as the users primary group.

Why do you have to stick with 3.6 ?


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